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HCR 379 - Introduction to Health Education and Health Promotion.


HCR 300 ; at least sophomore standing. (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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