Students are introduced to a holistic concept of health and the components of a
health-enhancing lifestyle. Participants are invited to reflect on their own experience of
health while recognizing challenges and resources that can impact lifestyle choices. Students
are also introduced to a model that is applied to understanding the multi-faceted aspects of
health and healing.
After successfully completing this course, you will be able to:
- Discuss the interrelationship of physical, social, cognitive, emotional, and spiritual
dimensions and the twelve Determinants of Health.
- Display an understanding of the complexity of the change process in relation to health
HLTH 1001: Lifestyle and Choices includes the following modules:
- Module 1: Health as a Process
- Module 2: Physical Health
- Module 3: Emotional Health
- Module 4: Social and Spiritual Dimensions of Health
- Module 5: The Lifestyle Change Process
Required text and materials
This is a companion course to HLTH 1051. If you did not take HLTH 1051 and don't already own
the required materials, you will need to purchase them. To do so, you may send an email to
email@example.com or by phone at 1.888.663.1653. (toll free in Canada) or 250-852-7000 (local and
- Sorrentino S. A., Remmert, L., Wilk M. J., (2018) Mosby's Canadian Textbook for the
Support Worker. (4th edition) Elsevier/Mosby Inc.
- Sorrentino S. A., Remmert, L., Wilk M. J., (2018) Workbook to accompany Mosby's
Canadian Textbook for the Support Worker. (4th edition) Elsevier/Mosby Inc.
ISBN: 9781771721271 Type: Workbook
- Mosby Inc. Mosby's Nursing Assistant Video Skills. Mosby Inc. 4th
edition Elsevier/Mosby Inc. 2015.
Type: Online Access Code, ISBN 9780323581899
Package ISBN: 9780323688512 (*the custom package includes all items listed above)
Note: It is possible to complete this program with the 3rd edition of the text package.
Please be aware that should your course have a final exam, students are responsible for the fee to the online proctoring service, ProctorU, or to the in person approved Testing Centre. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions about this.
|Assignment 1: Stress Journal Project
|Assignment 2: Lifestyle Change Project
|Final Examination (mandatory)
Students in the Health Care Assistant Program must achieve a minimum grade of 70% on the
mandatory final exam and in the course overall. Students must achieve a minimum of 70% in each
required theory course and a COM (complete) for the competency based portions of laboratory
and practicum courses to pass the program. Students must pass each course to continue in the
Students cannot re-write failed assessments and, if unsuccessful on a second attempt at any
course, will be asked to withdraw from the program. All Program courses must be completed
within 3 years of initial course enrolment.
Open Learning Faculty Member Information
An Open Learning Faculty Member is available to assist students. Students will receive the necessary contact information at the start of the course.