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410.866.01 CAREERS IN HEALTH EDUCATION AND HEALTH PROMOTION

Department:
Health Behavior and Society
Term:
2nd term
Credits:
1 credit
Academic Year:
2012 - 2013
Location:
East Baltimore
Class Times:
  • Wednesday,  12:00 - 1:20pm
Auditors Allowed:
No
Grading Restriction:
Pass/Fail
Contact:
Eileen McDonald
Course Instructor:

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Description:

Introduces a variety of settings in which health education, promotion, and communication work takes place, including but not limited to local, state, and federal government agencies, voluntary health agencies, educational institutions, and consulting firms. Describes health education, promotion, and communication projects, programs, and campaigns covering a wide array of health topics.

Learning Objectives:

Upon successfully completing this course, students will be able to:

  1. provide examples of different types of work settings where health educators are employed
  2. identify the breadth and depth of job skills needed by health educators in the current market place
Methods of Assessment:

Evaluation based on class participation and a written assignment.

Enrollment Restriction:

Restricted to MSPH students in HBS

Instructor Consent:

No consent required