Wellness and Health Promotion   [Archived Catalog]
Northwest Vista College Schedule/Catalog 2014-2015

CHLT 1302 - Wellness and Health Promotion

Overview of wellness theory and its application throughout the life span. Focus is on attitude development, impact of cultural beliefs, and communication of wellness. Includes health behavior theories and approaches to behavior modification. Learning Outcomes: Define wellness and health promotion; explain personal, social, cultural, nutritional, and environmental components of wellness; and correlate concepts of wellness and healthy lifestyle. Develop specific health promotion strategies for various populations, including primary, secondary, and tertiary prevention strategies; recognize and appropriately respond to beliefs, values, culture, and languages of the population served; and evaluate the success of existing and newly developed health promotion strategies.

Semester Hours: (3-3-0)

CIP: 51.1504

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