HEMS 647. Concepts and Applications in Chronic Disease Self-management. 3 Hours.
Semester course; 3 lecture hours. 3 credits. Prerequisites: HEMS 640, HEMS 641, HEMS 642 and HEMS 643. Evidence-based course designed to enhance the student’s knowledge of lifestyle factors such as physical activity, nutrition, weight management, stress management, medication compliance and tobacco cessation, etc., as they relate to the self-management of the most prevalent chronic diseases that affect the U.S. Students will learn hands-on skills to assist patients/clients across the lifespan.