Principles and Foundations of Health Promotion and Education / Edition 2

Principles and Foundations of Health Promotion and Education / Edition 2

by Randall R. Cottrell, Girvan James T., James F. McKenzie
     
 

This textbook for an entry level course discusses topics relating to the emerging profession of health education with an emphasis on employment opportunities, necessary skills, and working in various settings. Coverage includes, for example, the philosophical and theoretical foundations of health education, certification, and future trends. A code of ethics for the… See more details below

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This textbook for an entry level course discusses topics relating to the emerging profession of health education with an emphasis on employment opportunities, necessary skills, and working in various settings. Coverage includes, for example, the philosophical and theoretical foundations of health education, certification, and future trends. A code of ethics for the health education profession, an outline of responsibilities and competencies for entry-level health educators, and a listing of Eta Sigma Gamma chapters are found in the appendices. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780205340668
Publisher:
Benjamin Cummings
Publication date:
10/28/2001
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
320
Product dimensions:
7.66(w) x 9.26(h) x 0.66(d)

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Table of Contents

Ch. 1A background for the profession1
Ch. 2The history of health and health education36
Ch. 3Philosophical foundations74
Ch. 4Theoretical foundations94
Ch. 5Ethics and health education131
Ch. 6The health educator : roles, responsibilities, certifications, advanced study157
Ch. 7The settings for health education187
Ch. 8Agencies/associations/organizations associated with health education225
Ch. 9The literature of health education258
Ch. 10Future trends in health education288
App. ADevelopment of a unified code of ethics for the health education profession315
App. BResponsibilities and competencies for entry-level health educators323
App. CEta Sigma Gamma chapters : locations and dates of installation329

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