Community Health: Student Learning Outcomes

C1: Create Partnerships link opens in new window

C1a: Educate, collaborate and engage

Educate, collaborate and engage with external partners from a variety of disciplines to promote healthy choices, including physical activity at multiple settings and in a variety of populations.

C1b: Work with partners to promote health/physical activity.

Work with organizations and individuals to capitalize on complementary strengths, capabilities, resources and opportunities for the promotion of PA.

C2: Plan Health Promotion Strategies

C2a: Collaborate

Involve students and organizations/stake-holders in health program planning.

C2b: Incorporate data and literature into evidence-based health program planning.

Incorporate data analysis and principles of culturally competent community interventions.

C3: Implement and Support Health Promotion Strategies

C3a: Plan programming using evidence based interventions.

Initiate a plan of action and review and recommend best and evidence-based practices and procedures for the development and implementation.

C3b:Utilize existing framework

Utilize existing theoretical framework to develop, implement, and assess health promotion interventions.

C4: Communicate & Advocate for Health and Physical Activity

C4a: Advocate for health promotion and disease prevention.

Address cultural, social, behavioral, and environmental factors that contribute to disease progression and health promoting behaviors as part of a health promotion program or intervention. Understand health promotion and disease prevention.

C4b: Communicate effectively.

Assist students in learning how and when to apply a variety of communication methods and techniques.

C5: Administer and Organize Health Promotion Programs

C5a: Recommend effective health promotion interventions

Recommend and translate effective health promotion interventions to partners and other constituents.

C5b: Organizational leadership

Provide organizational/program leadership by conducting strategic planning, analyzing the organization’s culture in relationship to program goals and promotion cooperation and feedback among personnel related to the program.

C6: Evaluate and Research Health Promotion Strategies

C6a: Planning effective evaluations of health promotion programs.

Develop plans for evaluation and research by synthesizing information presented in the literature, including evaluating research designs, basic statistical analysis, methods and findings presented in the literature.

C6b: Understand data sources

Understand sources of data from professions outside of public health to address program needs (e.g., transportation data) understand and interpret sources of data from professions outside of public health to inform program and policy development.