Health Education

Classes

HED 221 : Personal Health

This course introduces principles and practices of personal and family health; it includes human reproduction, growth and development, psychological dimensions of health, human sexuality, nutrition and fitness, aging, death and dying.

Credits

3

HED 222 : Community Health

This principles and practices of community health; it includes drug use and abuse, communicable diseases, cardiovascular diseases, cancer, consumer health, health organization, and environmental concerns.

Credits

3

HED 224 : Personal and Community Health

This course covers health problems for the individual and for the community. Areas of study include mental health, family life, physical health, chronic and degenerative diseases, control of communicable diseases, and the understanding of depressants and stimulants. Healthful living habits will be emphasized.

Credits

3

HED 226 : Wellness

This course provides health-related education to those individuals seeking advancement in the area of personal wellness. The course has 5 major components: (1) fitness and health assessment, (2) physical work capacity, (3) education, (4) reassessment and (5) retesting.

Credits

3

HED 231 : First Aid

This course provides instruction to the immediate, temporary care, which should be given to the victims of accidents and sudden illness. It also includes standard and advanced requirements of the American Red Cross, and/or the American Heart Association. CPR training also is included.

Credits

3

HED 267 : Drug Education

This course provides an examination of the drug scene with emphasis on the following: pharmacological, and sociological aspects of drug use, rehabilitation and treatment resources; and the law enforcement procedures.

Credits

3

HED 277 : CPR Recertification

In this course, instruction and review of updated information concerning cardiopulmonary resuscitation(CPR) is presented. The student must satisfactorily execute skills needed to meet requirements for recertification inBasic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS) as required by the American Heart Association.

Credits

1