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)
Suitable for use in an introductory health education course or as a resource for students who wish to know about the historical, theoretical, and philosophical foundations of the profession. Also covers employment opportunities in the field, skills needed to practice health education, and what it is like to work in various settings. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.