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ethics the study of morality
Epistemology the study of knowledge
Metaphysics study of the nature of reality
Professional ethics actions that are right or wrong in the workplace
deontological theories are those that claim that certain actions are inherently right or wrong, good or bad, without regard for their consequences (the end does not justify the means)
teleological theories evaluate the moral status of an act by the goodness of the consequences (the end does justify the means)
moral sensitivity being aware that an ethical problem exists and having an understanding of what impact different courses of action may have on the people involved
code of ethics document that maps the dimensions of the professions collective social responsibility and acknowledges the obligations individual practitioners share in meeting the profesisons responsibilities
quality assurance the planned and systematic activities necessary to provide adequate confidence that the product or service will meet given requirements
credentialing is the means by which professions demonstrate quality assurance
accreditation is the process by which a recognized professional body evaluates an entire college or university professional preparation program
Licensure is the process by which an agency or government grants permission to individuals to practice a given profession by certifying that those licensed have attained specific standards of competence
certification is a process by which a professional organization grants recognition to an individual who, upon completion of a competency based curriculum, can demonstrate a predetermined standard of performance
role delineation the process of identifying the specific responsibilities, competencies, and sub competencies associated with the practice of health education/promotion
responsibilities essentially specify the overall scope of practice for health education specialists
competencies reflects the ability of the student to understand, know, etc
sub-competencies reflects the students ability of the student to list, describe, etc
needs assessment is a process thaw helps program planners determine what health problems might exist in any given group of people , what assets are available in the community to address the health problems, and the overall capacity of th community to address health issues
capacity refers to both individual and collective resources that can be brought to bear for health enhancement
community empowerment is about helping people help themselves in a way that encourages them to take ownership of their health and use their abilities to develop solutions
secondary data preexisting information
primary data health education specialists own data
rule of sufficiency states that any strategy chosen must be sufficiently robust, or effective enough to ensure the stated objectives have a reasonable chance of being met
health education research a systematic investigation involving the analysis of collected info or data that ultimately is used to enhance health education knowledge or practice
school health education promotion involves instructing school ages children about health and health related behaviors
coordinated school health program when the school health education program is made broader, district wide approach
voluntary health agencies created by concerned citizens to deal with health needs not met by governmental agencies.
public health agencies or official governmental health agencies are usually financed through public tax monies
worksite health promotion a combination of educational, organizational, and environmental activities designed to improve the health and safety of employees and their families
health care settings clinics hospitals and managed care organizations are what
networking involves establishing and maintaining a wide range of contacts in the field that may be of help when looking for a job and in carrying out ones job responsibilities once hired
service learning provide course credit for students to work with a community agency to meet an identified community need
portfolio collection of evidence that enables students to demonstrate mastery of desired course or program outcomes
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