May 26, 2018  
2012-2013 Catalog 
    
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HCR 379 - Introduction to Health Education and Health Promotion.


HCR 300  or consent of instructor. (3) HW.

Introduction to the field of health education. Includes the history, mission, and breadth of health education as both an academic discipline and a profession; outlines professional ethical responsibilities; and describes practice settings. Explores concepts of health, wellness, health promotion, and health education. Exposure to a broad range of content specific topics in health education including: maternal and child health, aging, management of chronic disease, end of life, and women’s health. Introduction to health education research methods. Also aims to increase student self-awareness of how culture and biases influence their professional practice.



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