2014-2015 Walden University Catalog (June 2015) 
    
    Dec 08, 2021  
2014-2015 Walden University Catalog (June 2015) [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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HLTH 8110 - Exploring Health Education in the 21st Century


(5 cr.) What does it mean to be a health educator in the 21st Century? Students in this foundation course explore the field of health education: historical milestones, current issues, and future opportunities and challenges. They examine settings for practice, professional competencies, interprofessional collaborations, credentialing, professional organizations, use of technology, and ethical issues pertaining to health education. Students will also analyze current issues in the field by reviewing scholarly publications and research pertaining to health education practice. Course assignments also include an introduction to commonly used health education theories and models, and students will have the opportunity to develop a philosophy statement for health education practice in the new millennium. (Prerequisite(s): HLTH 8003).



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