Flashcards in Chapter 8 first half Deck (13)
what is the job of a health practitioner
AAHE: Health educators plan, implement and evaluate the effects of educational programs and strategies designed to improve the health of individuals, families and communities. Health educators work in schools and universities; federal, state and local public health departments; hospitals and managed care settings; voluntary groups; businesses; international organizations; and other settings.
community health action at work
Dr. Muhammad Antaki
-United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNWRA)
Led an educational campaign and an environmental modification program for children with disabilities
-march raise awareness of issue
-15 awareness workshops related to disability, treatment, care and rehabilitation
bachelor of arts (BA)
Granted in the humanities department, requires general education courses along with foreign language
bachelor of Science (BS)
More major courses, fewer electives, and a formal minor or research paper
graduate health degrees
academic master's degree
Masters of Arts (MA), Masters of Science (MS) – awarded in the liberal arts and sciences. Prepares students for application of theory to health issues and focus on one area.
professional master's degree
Master of Science in Public Health (MSPH), Master of Public Health (MPH) – designed for professionals with required practical work experience.
generalized preparation for public health work.
focuses on one particular public health topic.
Doctorate of Education (EdD)
Doctor of Public Health (DrPH)
Professional degree that encompasses a broad spectrum in public health and may focus on one specific aspect of public health.
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Requires original research and a dissertation
prerequisites for each institution
Submit a paper
Attend an interview with faculty
Submit letters of recommendation
Perform other specific requirements to gain admission
**apply to more than one universities to increase options`