Education in your own time and place
Health Promotion and Worksite Wellness Certificate Program
This interactive Internet certificate program is a ten-week, 60-hour continuing education program designed for individuals involved in health promotion and wellness programs. This program prepares the participant to assess, develop, implement, and evaluate a work-site wellness program. Completion of course materials will be applicable to the participant's worksite.
Course content is delivered through the Internet, on-line conferencing, e-mail, and textbook readings. Participants can complete this program in the convenience of their home or office.
The certificate program provides valuable information for human resource professionals, personnel directors, union personnel, employee health nurses, upper-level management, safety department personnel, providers of health care services insurance industry professionals, and others interested in health promotion and worksite wellness.
Instruction will include the following content:
- Principles of health risk management
- Individual and organizational assessment
- Health promotion program design
- Health promotion program components and activities
- Motivating behavior change
- Evaluating health promotion programs
January 21, 2013 (registration deadline January 4)
September 16, 2013 (registration deadline August 30)
For more schedule information, call toll free 1-877-USI-HLTH (874-4584) or 812-461-5217 or e-mail Sharri Herriott at firstname.lastname@example.org.
$600 fee includes Internet instruction, handouts, and other resources.
The textbook is not included in the cost of the program.
A $25 administrative fee will be charged prior to the start date of the course if
the registration fee has been paid.
On or after the start date of the class there will be no refund.
Call toll free 1-877-874-4584
(Using VISA, MasterCard, Discover, or your organization's authorization to invoice.)
Online Registration Form
A combination of delivery methods is used to facilitate learner and faculty communication.
Internet provides online instructor-prepared materials and course assignments using Blackboard (Bb) technology. Internet resources are used as an integral part of the instruction in the course.
Electronic mail allows learners to freely interact on an individual or group level with other learners and faculty.
Participants will need a computer with Internet access and an e-mail account.
The cost of the textbook is not included in the registration fee. Upon registering, you will be sent a letter via emailing detailing information on the book.
Brandon Eggleston, PhD, MPH, CHES
Assistant Professor of Health Services
University of Southern Indiana
The program has six modules. Each module includes reading assignments, study questions, and case studies. Learners interact with practitioners and faculty with experience in health risk management programs.
The convenience of on-line instruction allows the participant to "attend" class at any hour or day of the week during the 10 week period. Participants will learn from experts in the area of health promotion and have the opportunity to network with other course participants from across the country. Internet instruction provides an opportunity for personal interaction with course faculty while providing the comfort of learning in your own home or office.
A Continuing Education Certificate will be awarded following successful completion of study guide questions, and submission of a course evaluation.
Nurses will receive 60 contact hours.
The University of Southern Indiana, College of Nursing and Health Professions is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.
Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number 13378.
The University of Southern Indiana is designated a provider of Category 1 continuing education contact hours (CECH) in health education by the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing, Inc. This program is a designated event for the Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES) to receive up to 9 Category 1 CECH in health education. (NCHEC Provider Number is SSP3553)