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It is assumed that the earliest humans initially learned to distinguish between things that were healthful and those that were harmful by
Which book of the Bible is considered to be the world's first written hygienic code?
Hippocrates is known for all of the following contributions to the history of medicine EXCEPT
The early society most famous for building sewage systems, water supply systems, baths, and other health facilities was the
Who wrote the Report on an Inquiry into the Sanitary Conditions of the Labouring Population of Great Britain?
Who was the secretary of the Massachusetts State Board of Education in 1837 and repeatedly called for mandatory programs of hygiene education for students?
Among her many accomplishments, Miss Sally Lucas Jean was ultimately responsible for
The coordinated school health concept has dominated the school health arena but has failed to reach its full potential in most schools because
The formal classification for the occupation of health education was significant because it
Refereed/peer-reviewed journals that are only published in electronic format are referred to as a/an
A source that is written by people who were eyewitnesses to an event is a
Information that has been distilled and collected from primary and secondary sources is a/an
A national nonprofit organization like the American Diabetes Association would have a URL that would end in
Secondary sources of information are published studies written by the people who conducted the experiment.
Popular press publications are almost always guaranteed to contain authentic and accurate information.
A clear description of the study's design and location is important to note when critically reading a research article.
When evaluating the accuracy of nonresearch-based sources, the following statement is important to consider: New information is newsworthy but may not be valid.
Abstracts typically are two to three pages in length and provide a fairly detailed review of a research article.
Due to security concerns, the U.S. government is putting more Internet restrictions on the quantity of documents appearing online.
ScienceDirect is a CDC reference center.
The full-text of a primary research article would most likely be found in a complete index.
The CINAHL database focuses on nursing literature.
Methodology should always be part of a research article.
Ovid Healthstar contains citations of the published literature in health services, technology, administration, health policy, health economics, and research.
The Journal of School Health publishes articles of interest mainly to middle school and high school teachers.
Results and discussion are parts of nearly every research article.
CINAHL is an index primarily for nurses.
Internet Explorer is the name of a Web browser.
The value of abstracts is that they allow the user to decide whether an article has information worth pursuing.
The World Wide Web is an interactive information delivery service that includes a repository of resources about almost any subject imaginable.
Webcrawler is the nickname for the inventor of the World Wide Web.
The International Electronic Journal of Health Education features articles on nearly every aspect of health education.
Documentation and facts are two areas to consider when evaluating a source on the Internet.
Some of the best information on research related to worksite health promotion can be found in the American Journal of Health Promotion.
The statistical analysis of a research study is found in the methodology section of the article.
Indexes provide links to articles from many refereed journals, books, and research reports.
Government publications include court decisions, congressional records, and information on critical health issues such as obesity.
Date of authorship or posting is a critical piece of information when evaluating Internet information.
The increasing demand by the public for accurate health information has created added responsibility for the health education specialist.
Which of the following is not one of the four major settings in which health education specialists usually work?
Teaching school age children about health and health-related behaviors would most likely be done by someone with professional preparation in
The best place to influence positive health-related change in the lives of youth and to reach both health and education goals is through health education efforts in which setting?
The initial impetus for school health stemmed from the terrible epidemics of the 1800s and the efforts of the
In addition to providing classroom instruction, the school health education specialist should also take a leadership role in the development of
When comparing health education in the 1920s with the 1990s it is obvious that
"An integrated set of planned, sequential, school-affiliated strategies, activities, and services designed to promote the optimal physical, emotional, social, and educational development of students" best describes
Each of the following is a National Health Education Standard EXCEPT
Which of the following are created by concerned citizens to deal with health needs not met by governmental agencies?
All of the following are voluntary health agencies EXCEPT
Which of the following are official governmental health agencies usually financed through public tax moneys.
A disadvantage to working in voluntary health agencies is that
"Healthy People in Healthy Communities" is the vision for
According to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, in 2003 ________ percent of employers with 50 or more employees offered at least one health promotion activity.
Worksites have become interested in offering employees health education programs for all of the following reasons EXCEPT
Which of the following is typically not considered a disadvantage of working as a health education specialist at a worksite setting?
Peabody and Linnan (2007) recommend that those wanting careers in the worksite setting consider getting one of the following combinations of degrees
A major barrier that has prevented health education specialists from being used extensively in patient education is
Which of the following is not a typical job responsibility for a health education specialists in a university health service or wellness center?
According to the text, one of the best ways to initiate a career in international health is to
Which health education setting requires health education specialists to acquire a diverse set of skills and be adaptable?
A body of evidence that enables students to demonstrate to prospective employers mastery of desired course or program outcomes is known as a
All of the following are recommended when trying to land that first job EXCEPT
Which of the following is seen as the most important aspect in the job search?
New professionals wishing to seek jobs in health education should
Professionals working in health and medical recommend employees wishing to have job success should
In 2009 there were fewer than 50,000 health education specialists employed in the United States.
Conducting health education in a variety of settings is important as it allows health education specialists to reach the greatest number of people in the most convenient, efficient, and effective ways possible.
School health mandates have been loosely enforced by states.
Health education teachers have often been well qualified for the health classroom.
It is not uncommon for a school health education specialist to be involved in sponsoring school clubs, advising the yearbook, or chaperoning dances.
An advantage to working in school health is that health education specialists enjoy a relatively high status in a school district when compared to teachers of more traditional subjects such as math, science, and English.
According to the Joint Committee on National Health Education Standards (2007), the goal of health education in schools is to help students become health literate.
According to the authors, community health education specialists and public health education specialists have similar skill sets and compete for similar jobs.
Health departments may be organized by the city, county, state, or federal government.
More diversity in terms of job responsibilities exists in the community/public health education setting than the other major settings in which health educators are employed.
Employers are in a key role related to health and wellness issues for approximately 80% of the U.S. population.
A lack of upward mobility is often a disadvantage to working in worksite health promotion settings.
The passage of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act is proving to have a significant impact on worksite health promotion.
As early as 2014, employers will be permitted to provide employee rewards such as insurance premium discounts.
Patient education has emerged as the most common area of responsibility for health educators within health care settings.
With increased emphasis on cost cutting measures in the health care system and movement toward more managed care, it is likely that prevention, and thus health education, will take a higher profile in the future.
Schools often adopt a "team" approach to health education where doctors, nurses, physical therapists, and other health specialists are all part of the team.
Poor credibility and low community profile are typical disadvantages for health education specialists working in health care settings.
An undergraduate student gaining experience in a peer education program will graduate with an increased likelihood of obtaining a job at a university health/wellness center.
The minimum qualification for working as a faculty member in the college/university setting is usually a PhD in health education.
An MPH credential is a recommended asset when landing that first job.
Service learning is for high school students that have repeatedly broken school rules.
Organized service learning opportunities provide course credit for students to work with a community agency to meet an identified community need.
In order to make job connections, a student member of a professional organization should attend meetings and conferences.
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