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Health Education


Welcome! This library research guide provides an introduction to library resources related to Health Education courses.

This guide will assist you in finding books, e-books, scholarly journal articles, streaming videos, websites, and more that will help you research topics in this subject.

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Health Education is defined as:


                    "1. : the process by which individuals and groups learn to behave in a manner conducive to promotion, maintenance, or restoration of health.

                      2. : educational programs directed to the general public that attempt to improve, maintain, and safeguard the health of the community."



Text: health education. (n.d.) Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary. (2012). Retrieved November 17 2016 from

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Health: The Basics

Bringing interactivity to readers' fingertips Health: The Basics, Mastering Health Edition focuses health coverage on real-world topics that have the greatest impact on readers' lives, keeping individuals hooked on learning and living well. Along with dynamic new interactive content and media, this book retains its hallmarks of currency, accessibility, cutting-edge research, focus on behavior change, attractive design, imaginative art, and unique mini-chapters.

For use in HE 141 and PE 141 classes. Copy available for in-library use only. Previous edition on reserve, okayed by instructor

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Quick and Easy Medical Terminology

Presenting terms in the context of body systems, this book helps you begin reading, writing, and speaking medical terms in the shortest time possible. Small chunks of information are always followed immediately by exercises, so you will be learning every minute! A flexible, body systems organization lets you go through the material in any order. A review of anatomy and physiology at the beginning of each body systems chapter provides a context for understanding medical terminology. Medical reports with review exercises are included in the book and on the Evolve companion website, allowing you to practice using terms in real-life situations.

For use in HE 102 course. Book is available for in-library use only.

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Calculating Dosages Safely

For use in HE 101 class. Book is available for in-library use only.

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Health & Medical Complete Database

This database offers reliable, comprehensive journal coverage of clinical and biomedical topics, consumer health, health administration and more.

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Pharmacology and the Healthcare Professional Series

This series provides a comprehensive look at the current understanding and practice standards related to pharmacology.  It addresses the roles and responsibilities of the healthcare team in the management of medications throughout the lifespan, the need for effective patient and family teaching regarding pharmaceuticals and supplements, and the impact of the proliferation of information available to the general public. 

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