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HED 8 ON-LINE "Contemporary Health" Course Information -

HED 12 - ON-LINE "Stress Management"  Course Information


Patricia Louderback, M.P.H.

West Valley Community College

  • Health Education
  • Phone: 408-741-4604 

Health Education Courses

HED 5 - First Aid/CPR - Responding to Emergencies

HED 8 - Contemporary Health

HED 10 - Human Sexuality

HED 11.5 - CPR / AED  "Basic Life Support" 

HED 12 - Stress Management

Academic Background:

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M.P.H. (Master Degree in Public Health) - Health Education,
Department of Health Sciences - San Jose State University

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B.S. Health Science  (Cum Laude)
Department of Health Sciences
California State University Northridge
Graduate of California State University Northridge Physical Therapy Class 34

Previous Positions Held: 
  • Director of Health Programs (Operation Stroke) - American Heart Association
  • Health Program Developer - Caresoft Inc./ The Daily Apple (Health Website)
  • Clinical Health Educator / Instructor - Kaiser Permanente
  • Instructor - Stanford Patient Education Chronic Disease Self-Help Programs
  • Health Instructor - Northern California National Kidney Foundation
  • Board of Directors - Northern California Society of Public Health Education
  • Licensed Physical Therapist - Various locations in San Diego County and Santa Clara County


Professional Certifications: 

Public Health Education Professional - SOPHE - Society for Public Health Education

Public Health Education Professional - APHA - American Public Health Association

Authorized CPR / AED Training Site Instructor - Basic Life Support for Healthcare Professions - American Heart Association

P.T. - Licensed Physical Therapist, American Physical Therapy Association,

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Last updated: 02/23/2012