Continuing Education

Health and Wellness Coach (National Board for Health and Wellness Coaching)

A National Board Certified Health and Wellness Coach (NBC-HWC) must complete 36 hours of continuing education related to health and wellness coaching every three years. The following courses are offered for NBHWC Continuing Education Credit.  All courses offer college credit, are transferable, and may be applied to the Wellness Coaching and Health Management AS degree program at Monroe Community College.

Wellness Coaching and Health Management, AS Program

Continuing Education Courses

National Board for Health and Wellness Coaching

Only the sections listed may be used for NBHWC Continuing Education Credit.

PPE 208 - Sport, Exercise and Wellness Psychology

3 Credits

As the demand for enhanced physical performance continues and the focus on Wellness grows, the cognitive or mental aspects within wellness and physical activity is exposed. Wellness, Exercise, and Sport Psychology has evolved through this need. Specifically, this course will relate the application of conventional psychological areas (personality, motivation, aggression, etc.) to the arena of wellness and physical activity. The application of psychological skills to performance and wellness is also an essential element of this ever-changing field.

SUNY General Education: SUNY-SS - Social Sciences (SSCS)

MCC General Education: MCC-CT - Critical Thinking (MCT), MCC-SCI - Scientific Reasoning (MSCI), MCC-SSD - Social Science and Diversity (MSSD)

PPE 271 - Issues and Perspectives in Wellness, Sport and Exercise

4 Credits  (60 hours CE)

Designed to explore professional issues within the field of sport science. Topics such as sociological issues, physiology of exercise, and therapeutic exercise as they affect sport and sport participation will be explored.

PEC 250 SL1 - Fitness and Wellness

Designed to provide an enhanced fitness and wellness experience. The content includes the assessment of present fitness level and the development and practice of a balanced, individualized physical fitness program. Additionally, the course provides a theory based and practical experience in Stress Management and explores the roles of Stress and Exercise on Wellness. The online section(s) of this class require outside physical activity and testing. Students taking PEC 250 may take one, but not both, of the following courses in addition to this course: PEC 148PEC 253.

PPE 100 SL1 - Introduction to Sport Science

4 Credits (60 hours CE)

A course designed to expose the student to the components of the sport sciences, including anatomy and physiology, biomechanics, sport medicine, and sport technology as they relate to human exercise. Students will apply the integration of physical fitness principles and health components to formulate a personal wellness plan relative to their needs. This class includes both theory and practice through a lecture and laboratory experience.

HED 110 - Disease Prevention and Healthy Lifestyles

2 Credits  (30 hours CE)

This course is designed to identify factors that contribute to the most common lifestyle diseases (cardiovascular disease, cancer, stroke, diabetes, chronic lung diseases, osteoporosis, anxiety and depression), and common infectious diseases (influenza, STI and HIV). Health promotion and disease prevention measures will be discussed with focus on nutrition, physical activity, emotional wellness, stress management, personal choices and behavior. Upon completion of the course, the student will have a balanced health and wellness plan.