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Ch 26: MEGA Health: Health Education Programs

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Boost your knowledge of health education programs by reviewing the comprehensive video lessons in this chapter. Gain additional insight into curriculum issues, the process of gathering health data and more as you study for the MEGA Health assessment.

MEGA Health: Health Education Programs - Chapter Summary

If you're looking for a fun and easy way to brush up on your knowledge of the topics you can expect to see on the MEGA Health assessment, this chapter is the perfect solution. Review entertaining lessons that offer an in-depth look at health education programs. You will be more than prepared for questions on the assessment asking you to:

  • Identify health education and curriculum issues
  • Describe social and emotional factors influencing physical education
  • Discuss credentials for health care professionals
  • Describe the process of developing school health education programs
  • List strategies for improving school health education programs
  • Explain how to accommodate diverse students in physical education classes
  • Describe business/community interactions
  • Examine topics and activities for high school health classes
  • Describe ways to improve health education program outcomes, and explain how to gather health data
  • Analyze laws, policies and ethics of health education programs

Expert instructors present the materials in a fun fashion that keeps you engaged as you get reacquainted with health education programs. Review the lessons as videos or full transcripts in any sequence you'd prefer. Learn even more about lesson topics by clicking on each lesson's vocabulary words and submitting your questions to our experts. Test your knowledge of the materials by taking short quizzes. A chapter exam can also boost your knowledge of the subject area.

15 Lessons in Chapter 26: MEGA Health: Health Education Programs
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What is Health Education? - Definition, Topics & Role in Society

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.

Curriculum Issues in Health Education

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.

Social & Emotional Factors Influencing Physical Education

3. Social & Emotional Factors Influencing Physical Education

In this lesson, we will define and discuss some of the social and emotional influences on student learning in the physical education setting and look at examples of how these influences can positively or negatively impact success.

The Importance of Credentials for Health Care Professionals

4. 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!

School Health Education Program: Plans & Investigation

5. School Health Education Program: Plans & Investigation

This lesson outlines several important steps involved in developing a school health education program, particularly: organization, planning, investigation, and communication.

School Health Education: Assessment, Vision & Resources

6. School Health Education: Assessment, Vision & Resources

This lesson covers several steps involved in successfully developing a school health education program. These include assessing the needs of the community, developing a mission statement, and evaluating the program's resources.

School Health Education: Curriculum & Professional Development

7. School Health Education: Curriculum & Professional Development

This lesson will focus on the curriculum-related aspects of developing a school health education program as well as the importance of professional development.

Strategies for Improving a School Health Education Program

8. Strategies for Improving a School Health Education Program

In this lesson, you're going to learn about a few local and national strategies that can improve a school health education program and thus a student's pertinent learning experience.

Accommodating Diverse Students in Physical Education Class

9. Accommodating Diverse Students in Physical Education Class

You're going to learn how methods of instruction, activities, rules, and equipment can be altered in order to accommodate students of different cultures, languages, and physical abilities in this lesson.

Business & the Community: Partnerships & Interactions

10. Business & the Community: Partnerships & Interactions

Businesses and communities depend on each other for support to create a flourishing, stable, and profitable society. In this lesson, you will learn about the interdependencies between companies and communities as well as their collaborative partnerships.

High School Health Class: Topics and Activities

11. High School Health Class: Topics and Activities

This exciting lesson will assist you in creating engaging health education lessons for high school students. Read on to learn about potential topics and activities for health education, as well as suggestions for making teaching uncomfortable topics less awkward.

Assessing the Efficacy of School Health Programs

12. Assessing the Efficacy of School Health Programs

Assessing the efficacy of a school health program on a regular basis is a critical component of ensuring that it meets the desired and stated goals in its plan and curriculum. This lesson covers some strategies related to assessing its efficacy.

Improving Health Education Program Outcomes

13. Improving Health Education Program Outcomes

If you find that your school's health education program isn't meeting its stated goals, what can you do? Perhaps the wrong approach to the program is being taken, and this lesson explains what one problem may be.

Gathering Health Data: Tools & Examples

14. Gathering Health Data: Tools & Examples

Health data is collected through different methods and is used to identify trends. In this lesson, we will learn about how health data is gathered and how it is used.

Health Education Programs: Laws, Policies & Ethics

15. Health Education Programs: Laws, Policies & Ethics

Successful health education programs should result in knowledgeable and skilled health professionals and an informed public. Learn about the standards required for successful health education.

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