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WED 111 - Self Care for Personal Wellness

2 Credits, 2 Contact Hours
2 lecture periods 0 lab periods

Emphasis on mind-body methods for personal wellness through integration of physical, emotional, social, and spiritual dimensions of being. Development of a personal practice to achieve and sustain a balanced program to support personal health and well being.

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Course Learning Outcomes
  1. Apply concepts of massage therapy modalities and the anatomical relationships to these modalities.
  2. Analyze professional development strategies.

Performance Objectives:
  1. Perform and complete a personal wellness assessment and inventory.
  2. List and describe the factors that can influence wellness.
  3. List and describe the methods of self-regulation practices.
  4. Assess the indications and contraindications for self-regulation practices.
  5. Plan, prepare, and practice a personal self-care plan to meet physical, emotional, cognitive, and spiritual demands.
  6. Plan and integrate a sound nutritional eating strategy for a self-care plan.
  7. Create and maintain a journal to enhance success for a self-care plan.
  8. Develop and practice a personal exercise routine that cultivates strength, endurance, and balance

Outline:
  1. Personal Wellness
    1. Assessment
      1. The Wellness Energy System
      2. Other
    2. Inventory
      1. Breathing
      2. Eating
      3. Sensing
      4. Moving
      5. Feeling
      6. Thinking
      7. Communicating
      8. Finding meaning
      9. Working/playing
      10. Transcending
      11. Sexuality
  2. Factors Influencing Wellness
    1. Mental
    2. Emotional
    3. Spiritual
    4. Physical
    5. Environmental
    6. Nutritional
    7. Leisure
    8. Occupational
    9. Social
    10. Cultural
  3. Self-Regulation Practices
    1. Methods
      1. Biofeedback
      2. Self-hypnosis
      3. Breathing
      4. Relaxation
      5. Meditation
      6. Imagery/visualization
      7. Movement/exercise
    2. Indications
    3. Contraindications
  4. Self-Care Plan
    1. Components
      1. Physical
      2. Emotional
      3. Cognitive
      4. Spiritual
      5. Nutritional
    2. Plan
    3. Prepare
    4. Practice
    5. Journal
  5. Personal Exercise Routine
    1. Components
      1. Strength
      2. Endurance
        1. Cardiovascular
        2. Muscular
      3. Flexibility
      4. Body composition
    2. Development
    3. Practice


Effective Term:
Fall 2015



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