Personal and Community Health

Personal & Community Health Online, Guidance for all aspects of a healthy life.

Personal and Community Health Education

This course is designed to assist students in identifying essential behaviors for optimal well-being. Students are presented with evidence-based strategies for improving and maintaining good health.

In this course, health is approached
from a holistic perspective.

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Personal & Community Health,
Guidance for all aspects of a healthy life.

Educators, Get a Free 30-Day Trial

Submit the form below and we’ll be in touch shortly.

Our Personal & Community Health Course Features:

Relatable, Engaging Content.

Students learn practical techniques and tools for a health-enhancing lifestyle. This course encourages self-reflection and growth. Our course content helps acquaint students with key aspects of personal & community health while also teaching them about current wellness standards.

Easily Accessible.

Our Survey of Human Disease online course is accessible on all desktops, laptops, tablets, and mobile devices. Students are able to learn at their own pace, while instructors can monitor progress with real-time tracking tools.

Interactive.

More than 1,500 flashcards help students learn word part and abbreviation meanings. These flashcards accompanied by full-color medical images may be reviewed an unlimited amount of times.

Chapter Topics Include:

Meet the Course Authors

Dr. Jill Varnes

Dr. Jill Varnes

Dr. Jill Varnes retired from the University of Florida after 37 years in education. She is the author of numerous journal articles on health and has received research funding from NIH/NCI. During her career she held leadership positions in a number of professional organizations and has been recognized for her leadership, service, and teaching both nationally & internationally.

Dr. Julia Varnes

Dr. Julia Varnes

Dr. Julia Varnes is currently teaching in the Department of Health Education and Behavior (HEB) at the University of Florida. A Master Certified Health Education Specialist (MCHES), she has worked in the field for over a decade, including at UF’s Area Health Education Centers (AHEC) Program (in College of Medicine) and GatorWell Health Promotion Services.

Engaging Video Reviews

This Course is organized into eleven chapters covering various elements of health education. Topics include psychosocial health, physical health including nutrition and fitness, diseases and disorders, sexuality, alcohol and other drugs, environmental health, health consumerism, healthy aging and more. Select course content is reviewed with high-quality video lessons.

Self-Test Quizzes

Chapter and cumulative reviews help students test comprehension and retention in preparation for exams and real-world applications. In the self test atmosphere incorrect questions will continue to auto repopulate until they are answered correctly.

Multi-media lectures

This health education curriculum is designed to help students in attaining the highest quality of life. The focus of the course is on living your life to your fullest potential, rather than on only living longer. Each day you make choices that impact your health and well-being. The goal of this course is to help students sort through those choices using good decision-making skills.

Timed exams

Configurable and flexible timed exams make testing a trouble-free process for instructors and students. To help ensure academic integrity during remote exam sessions, we offer the Caduceus Proctoring service through our partnership with ProctorU.

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