CSPH 5713: Health Coaching for Health Professionals

This course is offered in remote online format during May term (Summer). Check the Schedule Builder for meeting dates and time offerings. 

This course is for graduate students who have been admitted to the DNP-IHH track, students who are in the other UMN DNP tracks, or any healthcare professional or healthcare student who is interested in learning basic health coaching theory and technique.
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Course Description

This course is designed for healthcare professionals who are interested in enhancing their skills in health coaching, behavior change/motivation theory, and motivational interviewing.  In addition, this course will focus on how to develop a coaching mindset when interacting with patients and components of personal growth and development.  The course will cover essential principles and techniques in health coaching, the science of health coaching, and a variety of learning activities, including writing assignments, coaching evaluation and practice, and a personal growth and development plan.

This course is an approved 1Health IPE activity.

Contact [email protected] for additional information.

Course Format
Semester Course Offered:
  • Summer
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CSPH 5713 Course Flyer (PDF)