330 Final - Midterm Review

330 Final - Midterm Review - Ten Great Public Health...

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Ten Great Public Health Achievements - Vaccinations - Motor Vehicle Safety - Safer workplaces - Control of infectious diseases - Decrease in deaths from coronary heart disease and stroke - Safer and healthier food - Healthier mothers and babies - Family Planning - Fluoridation of water - Tobacco use recognized as harmful Major responsibilities of a health educator 1) Assessing individual and community needs for health education 2) Plan health education strategies, interventions, and programs, 3) Implement health education strategies, interventions, and programs 4) Conduct evaluation and research related to health education 5) Administer health education strategies, interventions, and programs 6) Serve as a health education resource person 7) Communicate and advocate for health and health education * Leading Causes of death - Heart disease - Cancer - Stroke (can be called CVD or cerebrovascular disease) * Actual Causes of Death - Tobacco - Obesity (diet/exercise) - Alcohol * Levels of Prevention: - Primary Prevention – prevent the disease from occurring (immunization)
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