Learning outcomes for the health promotion and wellness management program
- Apply at least one health behavior theory to a real-world health program.
- Demonstrate the ability to conduct a needs assessment. (Public Affairs-cultural competence, community engagement)
- Describe the behavioral, environmental, and genetic risk factors for chronic diseases.
- Successfully identify appropriate programmatic strategies to meet the needs of specific populations. (Public Affairs-ethical leadership)
- Describe at least three fundamental skills in managing a health-related program.
- Identify the ethical considerations associated with planning, implementing, and evaluating health programs.
- Demonstrate an overarching understanding of research in the health field.
- Understand the roles and responsibilities of health education and promotion professionals.
- Be able to effectively read and evaluate research articles and translate research into evidence-based practices.
- Apply course content via their culminating research and internship experiences.