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Health Education Programs - Chapter Summary
In this chapter, our instructors explain what health education is and identify its role in society. You will learn about health education curricula and factors that affect them.
The chapter will also discuss the credentialing process for healthcare professionals and how this process plays a role in health education programs. After completing this chapter, you should be able to:
- Define health education
- Discuss the philosophy and history of health education
- Explain the role of health education in society
- Identify issues that can impact the development of health education curricula
- Recognize why credentialing is important for healthcare professionals
The learning modes used in this course include engaging video lessons that are fun to watch. These are taught by professionals in their field. You will also find self-assessment quizzes and lesson transcripts that accompany them. Key terms you may want to remember are highlighted in the transcripts. And you can revisit a main point in a video lesson by using the jump feature in the timeline that takes you quickly to the information you seek.
1. What is Health Education? - Definition, Topics & Role in Society
What is health education and what do health educators do? What is the history of this interesting field? This lesson defines health education and goes over many of its important facets.
2. Curriculum Issues in Health Education
Proper curriculums are crucial when educating health education students. Many issues and factors play a role in the development of these curriculums, and this lesson goes over some important ones.
3. The Importance of Credentials for Health Care Professionals
What is credentialing? Why bother with credentials? What is checked during a credentialing process in the health care field? This lesson answers these questions!
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Other chapters within the ILTS Health Education (211): Test Practice and Study Guide course
- Overview of the Human Body
- Human Development
- Childhood Growth and Development
- Adolescent Growth and Development
- Adult Growth and Development
- Carbohydrates in Nutrition
- Lipids in Nutrition
- Protein in Nutrition
- Water as a Nutrient
- Minerals in Health & Nutrition
- Mineral Deficiency & Toxicity in the Body
- Vitamins in Nutrition
- Principles of Nutritional Health
- Substance Use, Abuse and Dependence
- Emotional and Mental Health
- Safety and Injury Prevention Strategies
- Physical Fitness Benefits
- Human Sexuality
- Family and Social Systems
- Dealing with Negative Social Behavior
- Public Health Emphasis
- Health Risk Factors
- Health Information Resources
- Media & Advertising in Health Information
- Health Care Delivery Systems
- Medical Emergency Care
- Planning & Implementing Health Education Programs
- Evaluating Health Education Programs
- ILTS Health Education Flashcards