Health Education subcategories:
- AIDS/HIV Prevention Counseling (57/9)
- Appearance Enhancement Consultation Programs (11/0)
- Assistive Technology Information (21/10)
- Assistive Technology Training (12/1)
- Breast Self Examination Instruction (6/1)
- Chronic Disease Self Management Programs (13/4)
- Disease/Disability Information (107/12)
- First Aid Instruction (86/41)
- General Health Education Programs (39/6)
- Health Fairs (3/1)
- Health Literacy Programs (1/0)
- Hygiene (1/3)
- Medication Adherence Programs (2/0)
- Medication Information/Management (15/2)
- Nutrition Education (106/28)
- Organ/Tissue Transplant Education Programs (1/0)
- Physical Activity and Fitness Education/Promotion (13/5)
- Poison Control (1/1)
- Vaccine Information (4/0)
- Wellness Programs (83/31)
|The structure of the services index and definitions of the terms contained herein were originally published in A Taxonomy of Human Services: A Conceptual Framework with Standardized Terminology and Definitions for the Field by the Information and Referral Federation of Los Angeles County, Inc., 3035 Tyler Ave., El Monte, CA 91731; Copyright (c) 1983, 1987, 1991. No part of this listing of human services terms and definitions may be reproduced, stored in a retrieval system, or transmitted in any form or by any means, electrical, mechanical, photocopying, recording or otherwise without the prior written permission of the Information and Referral Federation of Los Angeles County, Inc.|
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Programs that provide information that improves the public's understanding of living and working conditions and other factors that safeguard their health and prevent or reduce the risk of injury, disease, disability and premature death. Health education programs help people make informed decisions about matters which affect their personal health and the health of others. They inform the public of health and safety hazards, help people modify behaviors that compromise their health, encourage people to take advantage of early detection programs and provide information about treatment and rehabilitation options for people who have an illness, injury or disability. They also provide anticipatory information or guidance to help people deal with and understand specific medical procedures, being hospitalized or other necessary interfaces with the health care system.
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