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Adventist Learning Community
1.0 CEU


Course Summary

The CELEBRATIONS course is a 12-module course on the twelve healthful living principles. CELEBRATIONS is an acronym for Choices, Exercise, Liquids, Environment, Belief, Rest, Air, Temperance, Integrity, Optimism, Nutrition, and Social Support. This course will help you improve your own health in a holistic approach. It can also be taught as a community health seminar, as part of an evangelism project, during a health expo, in small groups, and in other venues.

What do I need to know?

After completing this course, you will earn 1 CEU and a certificate of completion in your Adventist Learning Community e-portfolio.

What will I learn in this course?

You will learn how to make health improvements to your entire life. You will also learn strategies to deliver this program in your community or other settings. This course is not a portion of a health care practitioner license. It does not give you the right to diagnose, prescribe, or oversee medical treatment of any kind. If you or someone you know is experiencing a chronic medical condition, please contact a family physician. If you or someone you know is experiencing a medical emergency, call 911 or activate your local emergency response system.

About the Instructor

Dr. Peter Landless is the Executive Director of the International Commission for the Prevention of Alcoholism and Drug Dependency (ICPA) and Director of the General Conference Health Ministries Department. He is originally from South Africa, where he was in academic and private practice as a clinical cardiologist with a special interest in nuclear cardiology. He was also actively involved in pastoral work and is an ordained minister of the Seventh-day Adventist Church. The first eleven years of practice were spent in a mission program, which included obtaining a specialty in family medicine. During this time, two congregations were planted and church buildings completed. While specializing in internal medicine and cardiology, he was the associate pastor/pastor of a local congregation. He is privileged to have had a distinguished military and academic career, and a blessed, blended ministry involvement in the Lord's vineyard.


11 months ago
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I appreciated the principles taught in this course. The research support was very helpful. I also felt that the application at the end brought home the need for personal application of the learning.

Jaclyn Gay
2 years ago
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Thank you for this wonderful course. God bless you all.

3 years ago
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Great Course!

Dickens Otieno
4 years ago
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One of the best units and lessons i have ever done in my life.

1.0 CEU
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Self-paced course
Evangelism Core Quality
Philosophy and Mission Teacher Standards
Instruction Teacher Standards