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This is a free, open textbook."Student Learning Outcomes: - Assess health behavior choices, apply that information to everyday life for the improvement of individual, family, and community well-being. - Identify preconceived ideas about knowledge, values, and behavior that affect health and compare with established research and...
This is a free, open textbook.
"Student Learning Outcomes:
- Assess health behavior choices, apply that information to everyday life for the improvement of individual, family, and community well-being.
- Identify preconceived ideas about knowledge, values, and behavior that affect health and compare with established research and accepted scientific evidence.
The student will be able to: - appraise and assess public attitudes and behavior regarding health and disease.
- recognize, examine and formulate the importance of immunizations.
- recognize and assess public bias towards aging, diabetes, epilepsy, STDs, etc.
- differentiate the major classifications of communicable and non-communicable diseases.
- examine and discuss the role of epidemiology in Public Health.
- assess and analyze nutritional behavior.
- identify the major means of transmission for communicable diseases.
- identify and examine immunizations in relationship to immunity.
- examine the three levels of Health Promotion/Disease Prevention.
- identify, compare, and discuss normal versus abnormal patterns of behavior.
- identify and compare the major classifications of drugs
- examine and appraise patterns of drug abuse.
- compare cultural health behaviors and suggest associated consequences."