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Health promotion: supporting and promoting a healthy lifestyle

16 April @ 10:30 am - 3:30 pm

Venue: Zoom (online) – seminar

Audience: Healthcare professionals, medical providers and those with a responsibility for promoting health and wellbeing in the workplace

Course outline 

The aim of this course is to identify and discuss areas where health promotion can be taught and supported in the educational setting or workplace.

A variety of topics will be discussed such as healthy eating and body checks. We will explore the resources available and decide how this education can be disseminated in your workplace.

Training topics will include: 

  • Why promote health and wellbeing in the workplace
  • What topics should we promote?
  • Tools of the trade: resources
  • Creating a healthier workforce: how to implement
  • Sleep promotion
  • Nutrition
  • Sexual health update
  • Mental health hygiene

Learning outcomes: 

  • To understand the benefits of promoting health and wellbeing and be able to explain why this is a positive step
  • To be knowledgeable about a wide range of topics that could support an employee’s health
  • To be able to signpost the wide range of resources available to them
  • To create a health promotion plan for the workplace

Cost 

  • HIEDA Member Rate: £155
  • Non-member Rate: £310*

*If you would like to become a member and access discounted rates for Hieda CPD and events, please click here.

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Speaker:

Dan Richardson, MSc, SENr

Dan Richardson is a performance nutrition expert who supports elite and school-level athletes to optimise their health and athletic potential. He’s worked professionally as a nutritionist with teams such as Manchester City, Sale Sharks, Warrington Wolves and currently is currently the Academy Nutrition Lead at Leeds United. His approach to nutrition is simple, evidence-based & food-first, focusing on utilising the latest nutrition research to support all students and athletes.

 

Dr Alex Maxwell 

Dr Alex Maxwell is a GP, School doctor, Sports doctor and Lifestyle Medic. He is the School doctor for Harrow School and Whitgift School and finds immense satisfaction in the varied challenges in these roles. His particular interests are sleep, nutrition, physical activity, mental wellbeing and the psychology of health behaviour change.

His aim as a school doctor is to provide the framework for the child to leave school with the tools to manage their mental and physical health for the rest of their lives.

 

Details

Date:
16 April
Time:
10:30 am - 3:30 pm
Event Category:

Organiser

Health in Education Association

Venue

Zoom