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My Health An Outcomes Approach, Books a la Carte Edition

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ISBN-10: 0321814959

ISBN-13: 9780321814951

Edition: 2013

Authors: Rebecca J. Donatelle

List price: $65.87
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This edition features the exact same content as the traditional book in a convenient, three-hole-punched, loose-leaf version. Books a la Carte also offer a great value for your students—this format costs 35% less than a new textbook.My Health: An Outcomes Approachgives instructors and students the tools they need to succeed. Student learning outcomes provide concrete learning goals, and the modular organization ensures that students spend their study time efficiently while receiving constant feedback. This book will make the Personal Health course more rewarding for both instructors and students. The organization of the book into modules allows students to customize their study plan to fit their particular time constraints. Learning outcomes and “Check Yourself” review questions tied to these outcomes are part of each module, so students can learn the information and then test their understanding right away, giving them immediate feedback on their progress. Learning outcomes were developed and edited by instructors to ensure that they meet the course’s needs nationwide.This package contains:Books a la Carte for My Health: An Outcomes Approach
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Book details

List price: $65.87
Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: Benjamin-Cummings Publishing Company
Publication date: 1/5/2012
Binding: Looseleaf - sheets only 
Pages: 464
Size: 10.00" wide x 11.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 2.354
Language: English

Rebecca J. Donatelle is a teacher and mentor for undergraduate and graduate students in the Department of Public Health at Oregon State University. Although her main emphasis is in the area of Public Health Promotion and Health Education, she teaches a wide range of students from many disciplines on the Oregon State campus. Donatelle is an Associate Professor in Public Health and is the Coordinator of Public Health Promotion and Education Programs in the College of Health and Human Sciences. She has a Ph.D. in Community Health/Health Education, a Master of Science degree in Health Education, and a Bachelor of Science degree with majors in both Health/Physical Education and English. She is also a Certified Health Education Specialist. Among the courses that she teaches are Principles of Health Behaviors, Stress and Health, Violence and Public Health, Epidemiology and Control of Chronic Diseases, and Introduction to Human Disease (Communicable). Recently, she has developed a new course on Complementary and Alternative Medicine. In addition to her teaching responsibilities, Donatelle is an active researcher in the area of health behaviors, and she has been the principal investigator on a number of randomized, controlled trials focusing on motivating behavior change, the use of social support facilitating behavior change, and the use of community supports to assist individuals in changing high-risk behaviors. Currently, she is working with pregnant women who smoke in an effort to get them to reduce or stop smoking during pregnancy and beyond. She has also conducted extensive research in the area of decision making and factors influencing the use of alternative and traditional health careproviders for treatment of low back pain; illness and sick role behaviors; women's decisions about treatment for breast cancer and cardiac rehabilitation; and stress in health and disease. Donatelle has received the Leadership Award, an Outstanding Teacher Award, and a Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Presidential Award for Promising New Research in the Smoke-Free Families National Initiative. She has been an active member of several state and national committees and task forces and continues to work to reduce risk for high-risk populations, particularly women and older adults. In addition to "Access to Health," Donatelle is the author of "Health: The Basics, Fitness for Health," and "AIDS and STIs in a Global Society," and she has written several chapters and manuscripts for various health-related books and journals.