Dec 12, 2019  
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Catalog/Bulletin 2018-2019 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

FMMD 222 - SCHOOL HEALTH INITIATIVE FOR NUTRITION AND EXERCISE (SHINE) PROGAM

[25 Hours]
The SHINE (School Health Interventions for Nutrition and Exercise) program provides health coaching and nutrition/physical activity education to high school students at high risk of developing diabetes who are seen on of Jefferson Parish’s School-Based Health Centers (SBCH)–currently West Jefferson High School. Students serve as health coaches and assist in screening and managing key clinical conditions such as pre-diabetes, diabetes, high blood pressure, and asthma. Students will work in a school-based health setting and will be taught motivational interviewing techniques for health coaching, screening guidelines for the adolescent population, and diagnosis and management of several common chronic diseases (DM. THN, Asthma). Exposure to other common medical problems in the SBHC is encouraged.