Self-Care for the Health Professional Course
Course Code: ACC – SCHP 706
This course gives the learners the tools and skills needed to live a healthy lifestyle. Health professionals are susceptible for neglecting their own care for the service of others. This leads to unhealthy habits, physical and emotional neglect, compassion fatigue, and ultimately will have a direct affect on the personal and professional life of the health professional. This course aims at promoting the well-being of health professionals through education and behavior change that promotes a healthy lifestyle.
This is a comprehensive course built around the required textbook Stick with It. A Scientifically Proven Process for Changing Your Life – For Good by Sean D. Young, PhD (HarperCollins, 2017). Academic credit earned is 2 credit hours. Sample the INMED learning experience with this 15-minute Free Demo Short Self-Paced Course.
At the completion of the Self-Care for the Health Professional Course, learners will be able to demonstrate using case-studies and simulation:
- Complete a personal health status analysis.
- Analyze one’s personal health assessments.
- Develop a personal health plan that addresses nutrition, stress reduction, sleep hygiene, community and activity.
- Implement behavior change models into one’s personal health plan.
This course includes 8 weeks of structured learning, assignments which are due each Sunday night, online meetings with course faculty, and a scheduled virtual-classroom final exam. Please view the Course Syllabus.