About the Course
The NBC-HWC March 2024 Study Group provides accountability, week-by-week study toolkits, practice tests, exam tips and tricks, and an opportunity to harness the power of the group when studying for the NBC-HWC exam.
Studying is hard by yourself. Join us!
Dr. Cherie O'Neill (Kroh)
Owner and CEO, Wellness Coaching Elevated
Cherie O'Neill (Kroh), EdD, FACSM, NBC-HWC, EP-C, PAPHS, CHWC, EIM Level II
(she, her, hers)
Dr. Cherie O'Neill (Kroh) is the Owner and CEO of Wellness Coaching Elevated-a company dedicated to upskilling health and wellness coaches. Wellness Coaching Elevated is formerly known as Elevating Exercise Science. Dr. Kroh is a Senior Manager of Design and Development at Western Governors University Academy, a start-up in education that uses coaching methodology to help students get into college. She is a former Associate Professor/Adjunct Instructor in the Ph.D. in Health Science program at Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions. She taught courses in wellness coaching and currently serves as a mentor for Ph.D. students whose dissertations are related to wellness coaching effectiveness and efficacy. She is a Fellow of the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) and serves on the Exercise is Medicine (EIM) Credential Committee and authored the Behavior Change Module of the NEW EIM certification exam. She has served as an EIM Emerging Leader and speaks frequently on the topic of exercise and wellness coaching in healthcare. She is a contributing author in the American Council on Exercise's The Professional's Guide to Health & Wellness Coaching. Dr. O'Neill (Kroh) has worked in various capacities in health and wellness fields including federal grants, health departments, health insurance companies, and healthcare systems in addition to education. Dr. Kroh has several certifications including: ACSM Certified Exercise Physiologist, Physical Activity in Public Health Specialist, Exercise is Medicine level two credential, and a Nationally Board Certified Health and Wellness Coach (NBC-HWC) by the National Board of Health and Wellness Coaching. In addition, Dr. O'Neill (Kroh) is a Certified Health & Wellness Coach through Wellcoaches and is a Qualified Administrator of the Intercultural Development Inventory. Dr. O'Neill's (Kroh) research focus includes the efficacy of wellness coaching, physical inactivity (sitting) as it relates to vascular health and productivity, submaximal exercise testing for those with chronic disease, exercise in healthcare and intercultural development of allied health professionals. Dr. O'Neill (Kroh) writes free NBC-HWC test questions on her Facebook Page -Health & Wellness Coaching Exam Test Prep Group -and is the moderator of the Practicing Health & Wellness Coaches Facebook group.
What you will learn
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Welcome to the March 2024 NBC-HWC Exam Study Group!
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NBC-HWC Exam Study Group Features
Weekly Study Toolkits
5 Practice Tests-Coaching Structure, Coaching Process, Health & Wellness, Ethics & Legal and Comprehensive
Test Taking Tips & Tricks
"Health by the Numbers" Cheat Sheet
LIVE Zoom Study Sessions Hosted by Susanne Thomas, NBC-HWC (All recorded)
The Night Before the Exam
What to Do the Night Before the Exam? Your Ultimate Checklist!
Week by Week Study Toolkits
Is this Course Worth the Investment?
Access to a 6-week private Facebook group with test-taking tips and tricks, practice questions, LIVE Zoom study sessions, LIVE test-taking skill building session, LIVE Jeopardy game nights and much more! Don't worry; all sessions are recorded for you to watch later. Join any time!
Don't know where to start? Get week-by-week study toolkits based on the Content Outline with clear direction on where to focus each week. Live Zoom study sessions hosted by Susanne Thomas, NBC-HWC, are Thursdays 7-9:30 EST for the 6-week TURBO program (starting January 18, 2024) but don't worry if you can't make those-just watch the recordings.
Of those in previous study groups (almost 1,000 so far!), 95% passed the exam! Optimizing the time you have to study and where to focus is the name of the game!