53137 Health Education & Health Promotion (2)

Course Description

The course is intended to equip students with relevant experience and the role of public healthpersonnel in health education (both curative and preventing), skills of promoting and awareness rising, maintains of health prevention of diseases are main component of the course. The course emphasis understand concepts related to health promotion and disease prevention; demonstrate the ability to access valid health information and health-promoting products and services; demonstrate the ability to practice health-enhancing behaviors and reduce health-related risks; analyze the influence of culture, media, technology, and other factors on health; demonstrate the ability to use interpersonal communication skills to enhance health; and demonstrate the ability to advocate for personal, family, and community health

Learning Objective

  • 1. Define and Describe Introduction health Promotion
  • 2. Understand concepts related to health promotion and disease prevention
  • 3. Demonstrate the ability to access valid health information and health-promoting products and services
  • 4. Demonstrate the ability to practice health-enhancing behaviors and reduce health-related risks
  • 5. analyze the influence of culture, media, technology, and other factors on health; demonstrate the ability to use interpersonal communication skills to enhance health
  • 6. Demonstrate the ability to advocate for personal, family, and community health.

Credits

    3

Books for this Course

  • Health education & Health Promtion Notes, Abdikadir Aden (2014)
  • Lecture notes, AMREF Health Education
  • a text book of health eduction by ncbi.nlm.nih.gov

Times Offered

  • September 2015
  • January 2016

Course Prerequisite

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