HPM 325 Foundation of Health Promotion • 6 Cr.
Examines the theories, policies and principles of health promotion. Topics include identifying community needs, delivering custom programs, researching and evaluating health trends and locating employment potential. Prerequisite: Admission to the Health Promotion and Management program, or permission of the Program Chair.
After completing this class, students should be able to:
- Create and conduct individual and organizational needs assessment.
- Define and explain key concepts of health promotion.
- Illustrate similarities and differences between individual and community health promotion
- Describe the impact of cultural diversity on planning health promotion programs.
- Create social and environmental intervention plans based on planning models
- Identify appropriate resources for the health promotion professional.
- Evaluate the rapidly changing roles of hospitals, insurance companies and practitioners in the supply and delivery of health care
- Develop a professional philosophy of the importance of health promotion.