Health Education and Health Promotion
Focuses on health education, health promotion and clinical preventive services. Strategies for counseling and education, health education theories and practices, and development of learner-centered instructional strategies will be explored. The cost-effectiveness of clinical preventive services will be discussed.
- Conduct an appropriate needs assessment for a given client and/or community setting.
- Identify the major considerations that should be made before developing an educational objective.
- Write behavioral objectives in the cognitive, affective, and psychomotor domain for a given concept or content area.
- Apply appropriate theories and models in instructional strategies selection.
- Discuss the major considerations in selecting an educational strategy.
- Develop an appropriate unit of instruction for a given setting and population.
- Identify the advantages and disadvantages of different instructional strategies.
- Discuss the advantages and disadvantages of distance education, including Internet, in health education.
- Discuss racial and ethnic disparities and health education and promotion strategies that might be used.
- Discuss strategies to enhance health education and prevention for special populations.
- Discuss the recommendations for clinical practice of preventive interventions such as screening tests, counseling interventions, and immunizations, and chemoprophylaxis.
- Discuss basic principles of epidemiology including morbidity, mortality, prevalence, and incidence.
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