HS 447: Health Promotion/Patient and Professional Education

Course Description This course and laboratory is designed to present concepts related to health and wellness, disease management, disease prevention, and health promotion, in the context of contemporary health care delivery. Students are exposed to public health concepts and principles, and refine their knowledge about health promotion in order to improve health and foster wellness. Students explore occupational therapy approaches within the framework of health promotion. In addition, this course refines students' skills in developing effective strategies for the communication and teaching of information and procedures to patients, consumers, professionals and others responsible for patient and consumer care.
  
Prerequisites OT 302
  
Credits 2