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2016-2017 Catalog 
2016-2017 Catalog [PAST CATALOG]

PBH 203 - Health Education Promotion

3 credit hours - Three hours weekly; one term.
Gain an introduction to the profession of health education, including historical overview, terminology and discussions regarding locations and agencies where health education theory is being practiced. Focus on the potential impact of healthcare reform and how prevention research and health promotion will be integrated into the future of the US and global healthcare systems. This course has a service learning requirement.

Prerequisite(s): PBH 101 , PBH 102 , PBH 105 .

Course Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  • Identify gaps and overlaps in the provision of health services
  • Identify reliable health data sources
  • Uses method and instruments for collecting valid and reliable quantitative and qualitative data

  • Use information technology to collect,store and retrieve data
  • Suggest approaches for integrating health education within existing health programs
  • Communicate in writing and orally in person or through electronic means with linguistic and cultural proficiency
  • Identify populations for health education programs

  • Describes the need for a diverse public health workforce
  • Collaborate with others to promote health of the population
  • Retreives scientific evidence from a variety of text and electronic sources
  • Describes the local, state and federal and international public health care systems
  • Incorporate ethical standards of practice as the basis of all interactions with organizations, communities and individuals
Core Competencies
Core 1 Communication Core 2 Technology Fluency Core 3 Information Literacy Core 4 Personal Wellness Core 5 Self Management Core 8 Social and Civic Responsibility Core 10 Innovative and Critical Thinking