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IHS 325 Theories of Disease Prevention and Management (3 credits)

Health theories provide practitioners with tools to understand health-related behaviors and develop effective interventions against disease. This course introduces students to commonly used models and theories, such as the Health Belief Model, Stages of Change, Diffusion of Innovations, Social Cognitive Theory, Health Communications, and Social Marketing. The theoretical foundations apply to the leading causes of death and disability in the United States, heart disease, cancer, and injuries