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Health Promotion & Management

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HPM 325 Foundation of Health Promotion • 6 Cr.

Examines the theories, policies and principles of health promotion. Topics include identifying community needs, delivering custom programs, researching and evaluating health trends and locating employment potential. Prerequisite: Admission to the BAS Health Promotion and Management program at Bellevue College.

HPM 330 Leadership in Outdoor Pursuits • 4 Cr.

Exposes students to team-building processes, adventure planning and risk assessment. Topics include conflict resolution, team formation, group dynamics, leadership, risk management and decision making. Prerequisite: Admission to the BAS Health Promotion and Management program at Bellevue College.

HPM 335 US Healthcare System • 5 Cr.

This course provides an introduction to essential topics surrounding healthcare delivery and public health within the U.S. healthcare system. This course will focus on the evolution of the U.S. healthcare system, the system's historical foundations, healthcare system resources and processes, and the future of the delivery of healthcare services. Prerequisite: Admission to the BAS HPM program.

HPM 340 Lifestyle Wellness Coaching • 5 Cr.

Defines the art and science of lifestyle coaching. Examines diverse methodologies, coaching principles, counseling skills and techniques used to guide individuals and groups successfully through meaningful lifestyle changes. Prerequisite: Admission to the BAS Health Promotion and Management program at Bellevue College.

HPM 360 Epidemiology and Health Care Statistics • 5 Cr.

Presents the fundamentals of epidemiology including infectious disease, environmental epidemiology, chronic disease, experimental study design, observation and data interpretation. Students engage in a comprehensive study of epidemiology through the human life span. Prerequisite: Admission to the BAS Health Promotion and Management program at Bellevue College.

HPM 375 Applied Research Methods • 5 Cr.

Introduces students to the research process, from developing a research question, through study design, and the collection and analysis of data. Qualitative and quantitative research models will be explored to assist students in effectively drawing conclusions. Prerequisite: Admission to the BAS Health Promotion and Management program at Bellevue College.

HPM 405 Health Behavior-Understanding & Effecting Change • 3 Cr.

Explores the various models and theories of health behavior. Factors that influence health behavior at individual, family, community and national/societal levels are investigated. Prerequisite: Admission to the BAS Health Promotion and Management program at Bellevue College.

HPM 415 Community Health • 2 Cr.

An overview of community health programs and the organizational structures of governmental and non-governmental health agencies. Examines various health services to address cultural, economic and environmental issues related to health care delivery and health disparity. Prerequisite: Admission to the BAS Health Promotion and Management program at Bellevue College.

HPM 430 Lifestyle Chronic Disease and Environment • 6 Cr.

Explores the relationship between chronic diseases/conditions, lifestyle behaviors, and the environment. Includes an examination of a wide variety of chronic conditions and focuses on prevention and management strategies. Prerequisite: Admission to the BAS Health Promotion and Management program at Bellevue College.

HPM 440 Safety and Workplace Ergonomics for Wellness • 4 Cr.

Provides training and certification for CPR, First Aid and HIV/AIDS as it applies to worksite wellness and safety. Explores HIPAA regulations, workplace violence and occupational ergonomics. Prerequisite: Admission to the BAS Health Promotion and Management program at Bellevue College.

HPM 445 Public Health Program Development and Evaluation • 5 Cr.

This course introduces students to the theory and application of public health and health promotion program planning, implementation, and evaluation. Students will be presented with these concepts, processes and techniques while engaging in exercises that emphasize the synthesis of health promotion competencies from a program development and evaluation perspective. Prerequisite: Admission to the BAS HPM program.

HPM 450 Worksite Wellness Management • 4 Cr.

A study of core elements in a successful worksite wellness program. The course reviews several program planning models and approaches to maintain organizational alignment. Key tenets examined are proper assessment, design, implementation, measurement, daily operations management, program evaluation and program reporting for worksite wellness programs. Prerequisite: Admission to the BAS Health Promotion and Management program at Bellevue College.

HPM 460 Community Health Service-Learning • 1 Cr.

Explores the integral role community health volunteers play in the community through a combination of classroom instruction and service-learning engagement. Includes 33-hours of community health volunteer service during the term employing skills and knowledge attained through the program. Prerequisite: Admission to the BAS Health Promotion and Management program at Bellevue College. Grading: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory.

HPM 465 Practicum in Wellness Promotion • 5 Cr.

Provides experience in a community health setting such as a hospital wellness center, community wellness center, employee wellness center, wellness service provider company, or health department. Prerequisite: Admission to the BAS Health Promotion and Management program at Bellevue College. Grading: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory.

HPM 470 Technological Applications in Health Promotions • 4 Cr.

An overview of various emerging forms of technology used in health promotion programs. Interactive tools and media to support individuals in proactive health are explored. The course provides students with knowledge and resources to examine current and trending technology that includes (but not limited to) online challenges and assessments, mobile applications, digital health coaching programs, web portals, social networking, portable trackers and access to electronic medical records. Prerequisite: Admission to the BAS Health Promotion and Management program at Bellevue College.

HPM 475 Capstone • 5 Cr.

The capstone project course is the culmination of the Health Promotion and Management Program. Students complete a comprehensive project drawn from case studies involving both management and wellness components. Prerequisite: Admission to the BAS Health Promotion and Management program at Bellevue College.