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Healthy Living Coach Certificate - M112

 

Overview

  • Overview

    Upon completion of the Healthy Living Counseling Certificate Program, the student will be able to: 

    • Identify and describe body systems such as the musculoskeletal system, cardiopulmonary system, endocrine system, nervous system, digestive system and immune system.
    • List and discuss healthy living strategies for proper nutrition, physicalfitness, stress management and disease prevention.
    • List and describe the dimensions of wellness.
    • Outline and discuss a sound physical fitness program that includes each of the components of fitness.
    • Outline and discuss how to develop and follow a healthy diet and maintain a healthy body weight.
    • Discuss the cost:benefit relationship of five or more sports supplements.
    • Discuss dietary practices of various cultures and identify positive and negative aspects of each.
    • Discuss diet trends and identify positive and negative aspects of each.
    • Explain and demonstrate emergency first aid techniques including CPR and use of the AED.
    • List and discuss behavior change models as related to healthy living strategies.
    • List and discuss counseling techniques to enhance client motivation and adherence.
    • Discuss ethical and legal concerns in counseling for health and wellness.


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