Ch 30: Understanding Health Education Programs

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Understanding Health Education Programs - Chapter Summary

In this chapter, you'll find video lessons covering health education programs. Each video can be completed in ten minutes or less. You'll study topics such as the role of health education teachers and students in the community, the definition of health education and assessing school health education. Once you finish this chapter, you should be able to:

  • Detail communication strategies for external and internal public health education
  • Define health education and its role in society
  • Outline components of effective school health education programs
  • Identify assessment, resources and vision for school health education
  • Share options for school health education professional development
  • Discuss curriculum issues in health education
  • Plan inclusive student health instruction
  • Point out the policies, ethics and laws that apply to health education programs

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9 Lessons in Chapter 30: Understanding 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.

School Health Education Program: Plans & Investigation

2. 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

3. 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

4. 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.

Curriculum Issues in Health Education

5. 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.

Planning Inclusive Student Health Instruction

6. Planning Inclusive Student Health Instruction

In this lesson, we'll discuss strategies for planning health instruction that reflects the abilities, needs, interests, developmental levels and cultural backgrounds of all students.

The Role of Health Education Teachers & Students in the Community

7. The Role of Health Education Teachers & Students in the Community

What is health education? How are teachers involved in health education in the community? And how can students make a difference? You'll find out in this lesson.

Communication Strategies for Internal & External Public Health Education

8. Communication Strategies for Internal & External Public Health Education

Public Health Education is the science of keeping communities properly informed about all the aspects that keep its members safe and healthy. However, informing communities in an appropriate way requires some strategies, which we discuss in this lesson.

Health Education Programs: Laws, Policies & Ethics

9. 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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