The roles of the health educator were most recently updated in 2010 using the Health Education Job Analysis model discussed in your course text. Almost forty competencies have been identified and categorized into seven areas of responsibility. Address the following in your post:
- Identify and describe each of the Seven Areas of Responsibility for a health education specialist. Discuss the importance of each area of responsibility and provide examples of each.
- Define the role of a health education specialist by summarizing these responsibilities. Was this the role that you initially imagined for a health educator?
- Compare your previous ideas of this profession to the role described using the areas of responsibility