Health Promotion and Wellness Practice

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.

I N T E N D E D   L E A R N I N G   O U T C O M E S   O F   T H E   C O U R S E   ( I L O s )
Knowledge and Understanding

K.1- Recall basic, and foundational information related to health promotion.

Intellectual Skills

I.1- Detect  relevant  information  related  to  health  promotion  according  to  patient’s condition.
I.2- Select appropriate tools in order to promote health .
I.3- Justify the selection of specific tools used in order to promote health.
I.4- Plan for environmental safety and occupational hazard prevention.
I.5- Organize physical therapy practice through different clinical setting including hospitals and private practice.

Professional and Practical Skills

P.1- Educate patient/client and family based on educational principles in order to promote health and wellness throughout life span.
P.2- Use an educational tool in order to promote health and wellness.
P.3-  Practice physical therapy in the professional, legislative, and ethical framework.
General and Transferable Skills

G.1-Communicate orally with lecturer and colleagues.
G.2-Communicate effectively and respectfully in clinical setting with staff, patient, and patient's family.
G.3-Collaborate with health team members to provide optimal treatment outcome.
G.4-Demonstrate effective management skills and  professional commitment in clinical setting.
G.5-Participate as  an adult  learner by sharing knowledge and  skills with others in
preparation for lifelong learning.