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Unformatted text preview: 1/24/2011 1 A N I N - D E P T H L O O K I N T O T H E C A R E E R O F A H E A L T H E D U C A T O R Public Health Disciplines: Health Education Nature of the Work c Health Educators work to encourage health lifestyles and wellness by o Educating individuals and communities about behaviors that can prevent diseases, injuries, and other health problems. o Assessing , developing, implementing, and evaluating health programs and interventions. o Serving as resources on health topics. A Day in the Life of a Health Educator One day you could c Attend community events c Participate in needs assessments c Teach classes and serve as a valued mentor c Play an active role in evaluating the efficacy of a program design c Take part in various committees and associations c Design evaluation plans and strengthen programs Training, Other Qualifications, and Advancement c Entry-level positions generally require a bachelors degree from a health education program. c However , a masters degree is usually required to advance to positions such as executive director, supervisor, or senior health educator. c Health Educators may choose to become a Certified Health Education Spet (CHES)....
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This note was uploaded on 04/07/2011 for the course HLTH 300 taught by Professor Randypage during the Winter '11 term at BYU.
- Winter '11