DPT9335 Health Education and Wellness (3 cr.)

This course aims to facilitate the ongoing professional development of practicing healthcare professionals to develop a sound understanding of opportunities, obligations and responsibilities of the profession in the area of health promotion/education, to apply theoretical concepts of teaching and learning to practice, and to enhance critical inquiry skills and abilities. The students will be introduced to health promotion/education program planning and implementation, health risk assessment for health promotion, and community health education health promotion, and community health education/promotion planning based social cultural, economic and influences; introduction to epidemiological assessment and program evaluation.