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Educación en Salud

General Information


An innovative curriculum has been designed to train community health educators. Students enroll in the professional program during their second year in college. For the following three years, they progress through a competency-based curriculum organized in five broad areas, including man and his health, the change process, the educational process, community work, and group work.
The community health educator is seen as a group leader with the ability to motivate people to adopt healthier life-styles. As a professional, he/she has the basic skills needed to diagnose and analyze problems and prepare educational programs suitable for individuals, and for groups. Through education, the health educator encourages the group to solve its health programs through its own efforts, using resources available in the community. He/she works in an interdisciplinary fashion with other members of the health team, exercising leadership by implementing planned programs.


Admission Requirements


Candidates for admission must meet the following requirements:
· Approve a total of 30 credits in the following areas.
For specific courses within each subject, please contact the program.

Required Courses

English 6 Semester Credit - Hours
Spanish 6 Semester Credit - Hours
Social Sciences/Humanities 6 Semester Credit - Hours
Biological Sciences 6 Semester Credit - Hours
Mathematics I 6 Semester Credit - Hours
Total 30 Semester Credit - Hours



Six credits in mathematics or three in mathematics and three in statistics are accepted.
· An academic grade index of at least 2.00 in the requires courses.
· An academic grade index of at least 2.30 in biological sciences and social sciences or humanities.
· Interview with faculty.
· Fluency in Spanish and knowledge and comprehension of English

Course Descriptions

(Please click here to download the course descriptions in PDF format)

Graduation Requirements

In order to graduate, the following requirements must be met:
· Completion of all courses fir the degree as stated in the program of study.
· A grade index of at least 2.00.
· Demonstrate acceptable professional conduct according to the norms and criteria established by the program.

Program Faculty

Prof. Lourdes Soto de Laurido
Prof. Emilia Acevedo Cruz
Prof. Ada M. Alem�n Batista
Prof. Mercedes Reyes L�pez
Prof. Elba J. Rom�n Garc�a


Physical Address

Medical Center Complex
Monacillo Area, Río Piedras, Puerto Rico
· College of Health Related Professions, Main Building, 5th Floor, Office # 516


Telephones
Director - 758-2525, ext. 4505
Secretary - 758-2525, ext. 4500
Fax - 759-3645

Last Modified: 10/27/2014

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Calendario Acad�mico
2010-2011
 

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