School Health: Health Disparities, Child Development, and Nutritional Needs of School-Aged Children
This badge explores how development and learning are impacted by nutrition and health disparities in the school-aged child. Attention will be on both the community within and outside the school.
Please note: WSU Badge Courses are for non-degree seeking students. Degree seeking students cannot enroll in a badge course. If you are unsure of your student status, please contact us at 316-978-7579 or email@example.com and we’ll provide assistance.
Upon completion of the badge students will be able to:
- Identify health disparities in the school community that impact school children.
- Analyze availability of nutritious food sources for school community students.
- Identify theories that apply to health promotion of the individual, family, and group.
- Explore family theories that influence health beliefs and practices.
- Formulate a plan to improve health literacy in the school community.
Success in this 1.0 credit hour course is based on the expectation that students will spend, for each unit of credit, a minimum of 15 hours over the length of the course in direct instruction as provided by the instructor and an additional 30 hours outside of class reading, reflecting, and evaluating the topics for a total of 45 hours.
Grading Scale: Badge/No Badge
Evaluation: 100% completion of badge criteria
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This badge is offered for Graduate credit only.
Step 1- Complete the badge form.
Upon receipt of the badge form, a representative from Wichita State University will contact you to assist you with the Admission and Enrollment process.