Wellness Promotion and Health Maintenance
This course focuses on the critical appraisal of theories and models of health promotion and on the evaluation of health initiatives developed for national health promotion and maintenance. Relevant risk prevention, control and health promotion intervention strategies are emphasized. Communicable diseases; health hazards; high-risk health factors; acute and chronic illness across ethnicities, genders, and the life span; and morbidity and mortality of the nation’s leading health problems are analyzed. Students’ research questions are generated from a synthesis of knowledge regarding a specific phenomenon relevant to the student’s individual area of study.