First Aid, Health & Safety

Introduction to Health

This course provides an overview of a range of health careers and the building of foundational health related knowledge through engagement with healthcare professionals and online classroom work.  Students will learn about the interrelationship/complementarity or health practices including the physical, social, psychological, cognitive, emotional, spiritual, and environmental dimensions of health, the social and Aboriginal determinants of health, lifestyles choices, and environmental health, as well as the complexity of the change process in relation to health promotion.  Successful completion of this course will help students hone their professional aspirations and assist them to develop academic plans towards professional practice in a healthcare setting.

For more information about this course, please contact Laurie-Lynn Kallio at

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  • Online
ONLINE September 20-December 6, 2021 (Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays) 1pm-3pm
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