Health Promotion and Wellness

PHTH 250  HEALTH PROMOTION AND WELLNESS PRACTICE

C O U R S E   I N F O R M A T I O N
Course Title:                 Health Promotion and Wellness Practice.
Code:                           PHTH 250.
Hours:                          Lec – 0 Hrs.    Lab – 0 Hr.    Cln – 9 Hrs.    Cr – 3.
Prerequisite:                 PHTH 211, PHTH 213.
Level/Semester:            2nd level - Spring.
Department offering the course: Physical Therapy.

C O U R S E   D E S C R I P T I O N :
Throughout various clinical settings, including Faculty’s Out Patient Clinic and different training sites, students are expected to implement strategies that have been learned in the health promotion and wellness course to a variety of patients/clients. These strategies will include evaluation, planning, and intervention to promote health and prevent diseases and disorders.

C O U R S E   A I M :
At the end of this course the student will gain skill and practice in evaluation, planning, and intervention in order to promote health.

T E A C H I N G   A N D   L E A R N I N G   M E T H O D S :
Group discussion.
Demonstration/ Supervision/Oral feedback.
Clinical training/ Physical Therapy outpatient clinic.

L I S T   O F   R E F E R E N C E S :
S. Elayne Fair, Wellness and Physical Therapy, Jones and Bartlett publishers, LLC, 2011. W. Charney, Handbook of Modern Hospital Safety, 2nd   edition, CRC Pr I Llc, 2009.
B.S.  Levy, Occupational and  environmental health, 5th  edition, Lippincott Williams  and
Wilkins, 2005.
S. Elayne Fair, Wellness and Physical Therapy, Jones and Bartlett publishers, LLC, 2011.

Students are advised to visit web pages related and which are not limited to:
www.osha.org www.ILO.org