Public Health is the science and art of preventing disease, prolonging life and promoting health. The Health Education office is located at the Health Education Resource Center across from Counseling Services (RWC 1.812). Community Health Education student Mariah Jane Sloat interned as a Cancer Health Outreach Educator at The Patrick Dempsey Cancer Center for Hope & Healing in Lewiston.
Develop programs and events to teach people about health topics or manage their conditions. Recently, minister of education announced a new Education policy for that next 10 years. The program prepares you from day one for competent public health practice in any setting.
In addition to completing all university, college and general degree requirements, students enrolled in the Health Education & Behavior program will have the opportunity to take a number of core courses. The National Center for Education Statistics share that 99% of public schools conduct some type of nutrition education.
Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health, Journal of Community Health, Family and Community Health, Journal of Community Health Nursing, Progress in community health partnerships : research, education, and action, International Quarterly of Community Health Education, Indian Journal of Community Health.
CHES competencies (health education needs assessment; program planning, implementation and evaluation; service coordination; and Health Education needs, concerns, resource communication) are generic to the practice of health education, whether it takes place in schools, colleges, workplaces, medical care settings, public health settings or other educational settings of the community.