Ethical issues in health education 4-15-08

Ethical issues in health education 4-15-08 - risk factor...

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Ethical issues in health education o Assigning individual responsibility to the victim for becoming ill due to personal failures o Attempting to change individuals and their subsequent behaviors rather than the social environment o Overemphasizing behavior change as a program outcome o Educating the public on the concept of risk and how to properly use
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Unformatted text preview: risk factor information o Underemphasizing professional behavior, regardless of the health education setting For example-• Keeping upto-date • Serving as a role model • Providing ethics education for the next generation of health educators...
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This note was uploaded on 06/28/2008 for the course HLTH 2130 taught by Professor Milton during the Spring '08 term at Georgia Southern University .

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