Course : Design Worksite Wellness Programs
- Course Number
- SPAD 5823
- Section Number
- DX1 and X20
- Spring 2023
- Dr. Carrie Taylor
- Days & Times
- Final Exam Day/Time
1. To identify the knowledge needed to support and enhance health
2. To define the characteristics of workplace wellness programs
3. To identify the impact of corporate wellness programs on employee health and medical costs
4. To identify the types and effectiveness of incentives for employee participation in wellness programs
5. To execute the steps involved in developing a wellness program
6. To demonstrate knowledge of the current research and literature on workplace wellness
7. To demonstrate knowledge of program design and delivery
8. To identify methods for evaluating program effectiveness
9. To have extensive knowledge of nutrition, exercise, sleep hygiene, and stress management
This course will place a strong emphasis on understanding a holistic approach to wellness in the workplace. It will prepare students to design, implement and evaluate workplace wellness programs with solutions. You will have a blueprint for a results-oriented wellness program that will create health within organizations by establishing wellness teams, collecting data, the design of activities, using appropriate interventions, staff engagement, and creating lasting workplace wellness culture. Extensive knowledge of nutrition, exercise, sleep hygiene, and stress management will provide critical knowledge needed.
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Must be able to appropriately use internet links and websites
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