• Length:
    3 Weeks
  • Effort:
    5–10 hours per week
  • Price:

    FREE
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  • Level:
    Introductory
  • Language:
    English
  • Video Transcript:
    English

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Prerequisites

none

About this course

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For health practitioners, having knowledge of treatment protocols is not enough. They must be able to inspire behavior change in their patients. In order for the treatment to be effective patients must be empowered to implement therapeutic approaches in their lives.

In this course, you will learn about health coaching, which is an effective method for helping patients change their behaviors. Health coaching uses a blend of evidence-based strategies, interventions and communication to actively and safely engage patients. You will learn the core components of health coaching that can be applied to patient care, such as positive psychology, motivation, establishing trust and goal setting.

What you'll learn

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• Recognize why health and wellness coaching is important.
• Demonstrate how to effectively motivate and coach your patients.
• Identify the health coaching process, from establishing trust, setting goals, and conducting a coaching session.

Meet your instructors

Kelsey Pruss
M.S., ACSM-CPT, Program Manager
Doane University

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