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BSHM 6013 Health Promotion in Clinical Practice (Fall and Spring)



Course Description:

Health providers can implement health promotion programs to change health behavior, improve health status, and enhance the value of treatment. This course examines approaches to clinical practice in which the assessment and modification of health behaviors assumes a central role. Topics include the integration of health promotion into clinical practice and managed care programs, and steps in developing meaningful, lasting behavior change. Resources to support health promotion and behavior change programs as part of the process of delivering care are reviewed.