foundations final

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  1. credentialing
    • – a process whereby an
    • individual or a professional preparation program meets specific standards
    • established by a credentialing body and is thus recognized for doing so
  2. accreditation
    • “is the process by which a
    • recognized professional body evaluates an entire college or university
    • professional preparation program”
  3. certification
    • recognition based on a
    • predetermined standard of performance
  4. licensure
    • agency or government
    • [usually a state] grants permission to practice based on standards
  5. The pioneer in health education most responsible for the Role
    Delineation Project
    helen P Cleary
  6. Organization which continues the work of the National Task Force
    on the Preparation and Practice of Health Educators
    national commission for health education credentialing Inc.
  7. Organizations set up to assist various professions, like the American
    School Health Association
    • society of public health education 
    • council of education for public health 
    • national commission for health education credentialing
  8. CUP…why was it initiated?
    Competencies Update Project 

    • Purpose:determine the degree to which the initial role of entry-level was still valid
    • & to continue to development of advanced-level responsibilities
  9. Know the seven areas of responsibility
    • 1) Assessing Individual and Community Needs for Health Education
    • 2) Plan Health Education Strategies,
    • Interventions, and Programs
    • 3) Implement Health Education Strategies,
    • Interventions, and Programs 
    • 4) Conduct Evaluation and Research Related to Health Education
    • 5) Administer Health Education Strategies,
    • Interventions, and Programs
    • 6) Serve as a Health Education Resource Person
    • 7) Communicate and
    • Advocate for Health and Health Education
  10. Benefits of becoming CHES
    –Establishes a national standard

    –Attests to the individual’s knowledge & skills

    –Assists employers in identifying qualified health education practitioners

    –Sense of pride & accomplishment

    -Promotes continued professional development
  11. Why should one become familiar with HEJA (health education job analysis) 2010
    because they areas of responsibility have not changed really at all the framework is the same so it comfirms the role of delineation project
  12. Rule of Sufficiency
    the programs, strategies, initiatives, methods implemented must be sufficiently robust or effective enough that the stated objectives will have a reasonable chance of being met.
  13. Settings or places to best influence defined populations of
    people…like schools and workplace
    • schools
    • hospitals
    • industry 
    • community/ public health agenices
  14. Definition of coordinated school health program
    an organized set of policies, procedures, and activities designed to protect, promote and improve the health and well being of students and staff thus improving a students ability to learn.
  15. Examples of voluntary health agencies and organizations
    american heart association, american lung association
  16. Percentage of employers that offer health promotion activities…2003 report
    over 80%
  17. Peabody and Linnan recommendation
    about degrees for those wishing to work in worksite health promotion
    • May need two degrees; one a generalist like in health education & a second in specialty
    • area like exercise physiology, nutrition, nursing or athletic training
  18. Health care settings most receptive to hiring health education specialists
    • hospitals, medical clinics, home health
    • agencies, HMOs, PPOs
  19. Barriers that prevent health education specialists from being used in patient
    not a major source of employment, no insurance reimbursement, or nurses teach it
  20. Best way(s) to initiate a career in international health
    volunteer with peace corps and CDC
  21. Purpose and benefits of developing a professional portfolio
    enables the student to demonstrate mastery of desired course or program outcomes. can leave a great impact on prospective employers
  22. Considerations when selecting a graduate program
    work as volunteers or consider completing a practicium or internship in the campus wellness center while an undergraduate
  23. Major categories of health agencies/organizations/associations…know
    examples of each
    american red cross = quasi governmental health agencies 

    • association/organizations= the american academy of health behavior 
    • -american association for health education
  24. Means and methods of funding various
    becoming a member/ donations/ grants
  25. Four major missions of voluntary health agencies
    • 1- raise money to fund research and their programs 
    • 2- provide education to both professionals and public 
    • 3- provide service to individuals and families affected by the disease or health problem 
    • 4- to advocate for beneficial policies, laws, and regulations that impact the work of the agency and in turn the people trying to help
  26. Only organization devoted solely to public health education &
    american public health association
  27. Reasons joining  and participating in
    professional organizations would aid in development of a health education
    • •Interact and network with professional in
    • the field

    • •Develop professional colleagues & a
    • professional identity

    •Professional guidance & mentoring

    •Leadership development

    • •Opportunity to serve & participate in an
    • organization & grow professionally

    • •Keep up to date & earn continuing
    • education

    •Make professional contacts

    •Get connected to job banks

    • •Discounts on fees for registration &
    • publications
  28. How and why are demographic patterns changing in the US… immigration and
    aging of America issues
    • •- Americans living longer; couples having fewer children; baby boomers (1946 to 1964) are reaching middle age
    • -many individuals from other countries move to US
  29. Advancements in technology that have or will revolutionize delivery of health education
    • -web 
    • -wireless technology
  30. How has/will Affordable Care Act increase opportunities for health
    education specialists
    it promotes wellness in the workplace, providing new health promotion opportunities for employers and emplyees
  31. Skills a health education specialist will need in the future
    • •Become more analytical thinkers
    • •More partnerships & collaboration
    • •Analyze situations & examine trends;
    • more long-term thinking
    • •Greater emphasis on value clarification;
    • understanding impact of culture
    • •Delivering multilevel interventions; more
    • population based
    • •Enhanced need
    • for quality research to show effectiveness
    • •Incorporate more
    • technology in to practice
    • •Better use
    • schools as a point of delivery of services
    • •More
    • environmental activism
    • •Judged by
    • improvement in the quality of life
  32. Expanding need for global health strategies
  33. Main reason/s health promotion programs are popular to
  34. Components of Seffrin’s address on the
    direction the field of health education must take to reach it’s full potential
  35. Be able to identify/describe health related professional organizations
    what would meet your current professional needs
  36. Be able to describe alternative settings in which health educators may
    work…outside traditional settings
  37. Be able to describe the “perfect” job setting and clients you could see yourself  in the future. Identify the skills you currently
    possess or would need to perform the job
  38. Other videos or class activities provided in class
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