COMMUNICATING HEALTH RISKS
From the Responsibilities and Competencies for a Health Education Specialist, Responsibility VII states: Communicate and Advocate for Health and Health Education.
Competency 7.1 states: Assess and Prioritize Health Information and Advocacy Needs.
Sub-Competency 7.1.1: Identify current and emerging issues that may influence health and health education (SOPHE, 2010).
Discuss why Sub-Competency 7.1.1 is important in communicating and advocating for health and health education. If needed provide examples to clarify your viewpoints.