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Student Learning Outcomes

Learning Outcomes

  • Assess needs capacity for health education programs
  • Plan health education programs
  • Implement health education programs
  • Conduct evaluation and research related to health education programs
  • Advocate for and support initiatives that promote the health of priority populations
  • Communicate to establish and maintain successful health education programs
  • Lead and manage health education programs
  • Demonstrate professional behavior and professionalism as a health education specialist

Objectives derived from:

National Commission for Health Education Credentialing. (2019). Areas of Responsibility, Competencies, and Subcompetencies for Health Education Specialist Practice Analysis 2020 (HESPA 2020).

  • Exhibit interprofessional values and communication skills that demonstrate respect for, and awareness of unique cultures, values, and roles/responsibilities representative of global communities.
  • Analyze the roles, relationships, and resources of the entities influencing global health.
  • Demonstrate critical self-reflection, cultural competency, and ongoing learning in global health.
  • Conduct a life history with an older adult. 
  • Identify fall risk hazards via a home safety evaluation.
  • Plan an advocacy initiative specifically to enhance the health of older adults. 
  • Develop a policy initiative related to older adults.
  • Demonstrate understanding of medical terms through analyzing and evaluating clinical findings from a patient’s medical record.
  • Create a complete medical record for a patient using appropriate and current medical terminology and documentation skills.
  • Demonstrate culturally sensitive, patient-centered communication about medical, emotional, social and spiritual matters to patients, their families, and other caregivers.


Michelle Cathorall, Dr.PH., MPH | Program Coordinator & Associate Professor

For a copy of the self-study report or the CEPH decision letter, please get in touch with the program coordinator.

For questions regarding admissions, advising, transfers and program of study, please contact the CHHS Student Success Center at (910) 962-3208 or