HLTH 442

HLTH 442: Health Promotion
3.0 SH


Provides an overview of efforts to reduce the prevalence of disease-promoting behaviors by establishing health programs in various settings. Criteria for prioritizing health promotion efforts are examined and applied to specific risk factor reduction efforts. The need to evaluate the cost-benefit of health promotion programs is emphasized. Administrative and ethical issues in health promotion are addressed. 3 hours lecture.

Prerequisites: Health Education major or departmental approval.