Heart Health Education at The Hope Heart Institute
Through education, The Hope Heart Institute aims to promote wellness and prevent disease. Programs bring current research, treatment procedures and prevention strategies to all ages in an interactive, relevant and empowering way.
The Hope's primary prevention education addresses four goals:
1. Build awareness for cardiovascular diseases (CVD) and risk factors. 2. Equip our communities with knowledge, skills and tools to prevent and manage CVD. 3. Connect people to health-related resources. 4. Confront the rising crisis of childhood obesity by addressing the role lifestyle choices play on the structure and function of the cardiovascular system.
: a heart health and fitness curriculum for grades 3-6.
: a comprehensive cardiovascular education curriculum for grades 6-12.
A science-based cardiovascular curriculum in pilot phase at high schools in the Puget Sound area.
: A free educational series highlighting the causes, impacts and prevention of heart disease, tailored to a growing, proactive population of women.
A partnerships with the Pacific Science Center, M.E.S.A., University of Washington Bioengineering, Overlake Hospital, Evergreen Hospital, African American Academy, Seattle Pacific University, Puget Sound E.S.D.
: An engaging program that reaches businesses with a variety of health challenges that are geared toward encouraging healthy habits in the workplace.
The Hope partners with diverse organizations including Northwest Kidney Foundation, Seattle Public Schools, Kent School District, Pacific Science Center, Fred Hutch Science Education Partnership, Math Engineering Science Achievement (MESA), the Muckleshoot Tribe, etc. to serve vulnerable populations within the Pacific Northwest and enhance quality of life.
Last Updated on Wednesday, 05 September 2012 18:03