Jan 28, 2023  
2022-2023 Lane Community College Catalog 
2022-2023 Lane Community College Catalog
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HE 250 - Personal Health

3 Credit(s)

Explore and investigate the influence of family, community and personal beliefs on happiness and well-being. Develop knowledge and awareness of the impact that interpersonal communication, stress, nutrition, emotional, mental and environmental health can have on your life and ability to reach your fullest potential.

Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this course, the student should be able to:

  1. Present current best practices and key theories in behavior change and health promotion.
  2. Identify and describe factors that influence optimum physical and psychological health, build resilience and decrease stress including sleep, nutrition, social support, effect communication and self-awareness.
  3. Explain the influence of family, community and environment on health behaviors and outcomes.
  4. Outline strategies assessing self-awareness, behavior change, and modification of health risks.
  5. Describe the connection between ecological sustainability and positive personal health outcomes.
  6. Explain the interacting dimensions of environmental, physical, mental, emotional, social, intellectual and occupational health and how they can affect personal health outcomes.
  7. Utilize independent critical thinking skills when analyzing evidence and non-evidence based health education and promotion information.
  8. Challenge culturally constructed biases related to health beliefs, attitudes, behaviors, and outcomes

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