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Spring 2023
Jul 18,2024
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HE 240 - Holistic Health
Associated Term: Spring 2023
Learning Objectives: Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:
1. Describe the philosophies and practices of several holistic health therapies and how they compare to conventional Western (allopathic) medicine
2. Identify specific situations when holistic therapies and conventional Western medicine can be complementary with one another
3. Evaluate key lifestyle factors (e.g. exercise, nutrition, stress) that influence health and how they can be modified from a holistic and health promotion perspective
4. Assess health-related values, beliefs, theories and complementary or integrative practices for the development of health behavior change strategies and personal plans
5. Critically examine research and media on alternative and allopathic medicine including historical, cultural and social contexts of use when making personal health decisions
6. Students will learn to recognize the sustainability of a particular health care product
7. Describe how the interacting dimensions of environmental, physical, mental, emotional, social, intellectual and occupational health and how they can affect global health outcomes
8. Utilize independent critical thinking skills when analyzing evidence and non-evidence based global health and sustainability information
9. Challenge culturally constructed biases toward specific group identities that lead to stereotyping, micro-aggressions, implicit bias, systemic oppression and decreased individual and community health outcomes
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