Schedule

The schedule for this course consists of three parts with the goals of providing students with an overview of health and the “whole” client (Part A), introduction to health promotion and disease prevention (Part B), and overview of health policies and programs (Part C).¬† ¬†


PART A    UNDERSTANDING THE WHOLE CLIENT

Week 1 (Online lecture)¬† ¬† ¬† ¬†Overview of health and the “BEINGS” framework
Week 2 (Online lecture)       Health conditions and social determinants of health (SDH) 
Week 3 (Asynchronous)       Mental health and social determinants of health (SDH) РBlog Entry #1 Due
Week 4 (Online lecture)       Health indicators: Leading causes of death and risk factors


PART B    UNDERSTANDING HEALTH PROMOTION and DISEASE PREVENTION

Week 5¬† ¬†(Asynchronous) ¬† ¬† ¬†Public health, health promotion, disease prevention –
                                              Online Quiz #1 & Blog Entry #2 Due
Week 6   (Online lecture)      Health promotion models and health equity
Week 7   (Asynchronous)      Complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) РBlog Entry #3 Due
Week 8   (Asynchronous)      Midterm Paper Due
Week 9   (Online lecture)      Group presentation 1: Case Study РSmoking, Obesity, COVID 
Week 10 (Online lecture)¬†¬† ¬† ¬†Group presentation 1: Case Study – Diabetes, Depression, Opioids –
                                              Group PowerPoint 1 Due Week 9 & 10       


PART C    UNDERSTANDING HEALTH POLICIES and PROGRAMS 

Week 11 (Asynchronous)     Health policies and programs РBlog Entry #4 Due
Week 12 (Asynchronous)     Health communication and education РBlog Entry #5 Due
Week 13 (Online lecture)     Group presentation 2: Public Health РDiabetes, Depression, Opioids
Week 14 (Online lecture)¬† ¬† ¬†Group presentation 2: Public Health – Smoking, Obesity, COVID –
                                             Group PowerPoint 2 Due Week 13 & 14
Week 15 (Asynchronous)     Online final exam


Note:  Submission of all assignments and exams are through Blackboard. Due dates for each assignment and exam are listed in the course syllabus (posted on Blackboard). 

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