Syllabus

Building upon the lessons below, learners will also critique assigned articles, participate in discussion boards, and compose a comprehensive essay that requires personal application of the course content.

 

 

Week 1: Lifestyle Health Overview

 

Healthy lifestyle isn’t all about knowledge

Your health and your career

Are you healthy?

 

Week 2: Lasting Health Change

 

Forces behind lasting change

Change models: steps, goals and dreams

 

Week 3: Nutrition. Not a diet program

 

What are you eating?

Fads, trends and diets

Evidence-based nutrition for health

 

Week 4: Fitness is the Goal

 

Read Sedentary is killing us

Health and healing through movement

Act is in activity

 

Week 5: Sleep is Medicine

 

Healthcare and sleep

Don’t wake the sleeping killer

Falling a sleep and staying a sleep

 

Week 6: Stress Management, Burnout and Fatigue

 

The physiology of stressing

It’s all connected

Create a self-care plan

 

Week 7: A Health Community

 

Friends with health benefits

Frienship, community and service

Our relational need

 

Week 8: ABC’s Model of Behavior Change

 

Understand the ABC’s Model of Behavior Change

Implement two-step process change