The Health Education program is designed to prepare students in conducting health education and health promotion activities in a non-classroom setting. Inasmuch, the ancient Greeks organized concepts related to public health policy, education, and the development of skills related to promoting an individual’s and a community’s health. In most hospitals the nursing standards includes the provision of education to patients and families along with the appropriate literature related to their illness and incorporates this into nursing care.
Another encouraging study was reported on in May of 2016 in the Journal of School Health. Public health practitioners work in a variety of settings to include professional offices, community health clinics, hospitals, community centers, classrooms and environmental health field work.
Health educators assist individuals and communities in promoting positive health behaviors. In addition to the credential major in health education, the department offered a liberal arts major leading to the Bachelor of Arts degree, continued to offer special health education courses for elementary and physical education majors.
The investigators concluded school-based health programs with both lessons and physical activities were likely to improve diet and physical activity. The third board, which is called the Division Board of Certification of Health Education Specialist (DBCHES), has the responsibility of developing and administering the CHES exam.
Health Education is a great avenue in which we can minister to others physically, spiritually and emotionally. Interpersonal Communication- Demonstrate the ability to use interpersonal-communication skills to enhance health and avoid or reduce health risks.