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Hlth 1102 Industrial Safety and First Aid
Hlth 1108 Weight Management through Nutrition and Fitness
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1109 Community CPR/First Aid and Safety
Hlth 1110 CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer (Health Care Provider)
Hlth 1111 Health Education
Hlth 1114 Responding to Emergencies
Hlth 1132 Drug Use and Abuse
Hlth 1135 Holistic Health: Introduction to Complementary Health
Hlth 2126 Women’s Health Issues

 

HLTH 1102 Industrial Safety and First Aid
This course will consist of lectures, video scenarios, demonstrations, and practice in emergency first aid care. The course will cover different safety aspects in industry, Safety engineering, industrial hygiene, life safety and the Importance of the Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSHA) and the Right To Know Act. An American Red Cross Adult CPR and Standard First Aid Certificate will be Issued after successful completion of the course. (Prerequisites: None) (2 C) Offered: Fall and Spring

HLTH 1108 Weight Management through Nutrition and Fitness
This course is designed for students to acquire basic principles of nutrition, behavioral analysis and exercise and apply them to the development and implementation of their weight management plan. This course explores weight management without "diet." It has an experiental format. (Prerequisites: None) (3C)

HLTH 1109 Community CPR/First Aid and Safety
Community CPR/First Aid and Safety is a course that prepares the student to recognize an emergency, implement an emergency action plan, provide basic emergency care and learn methods of preventing injuries and emergencies. Skill assessment will be included for: assessing a victim, breathing emergencies, obstructed airway techniques, and CPR techniques for conscious and unconscious adults, children, and infants; control of bleeding; treating shock; and applying splints and slings. This course utilizes the American Red Cross Community First Aid & Safety Curriculum and students successfully completing this course will receive the appropriate certificates from the American Red Cross. (Prerequisites: None) (1 C) Offered: Fall/Spring/Summer

HLTH 1110 Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation
(CPR for the Professional Rescuer/Basic Life Support) This course will provide the professional rescuer with the knowledge and skills necessary in an emergency to help sustain life, reduce pain, and minimize the consequences of respiratory and cardiac emergencies until more advanced medical help can arrive. This course will consist of lecture, demonstration, video scenarios and practice in cardio-pulmonary resuscitation and emergency cardiac care. This course includes instruction in Adult CPR, Infant/Child CPR, two-rescuer CPR and the use of pocket masks and bag-valve masks. This course will also emphasize the use of Automated External Defibrillators (AED’s) as the care for a victim of cardiac arrest. Certification in CPR for the Professional Rescuer and AED will be given to those who successfully complete the course. (Prerequisites: None) (1 C) Offered: Fall/Spring/Summer

HLTH 1111 Health Education
This course gives the student a meaningful and useful background in a number of major health areas. The class includes a study of stress, mental health, human sexuality, nutrition/fitness, drugs, disease, aging, death and dying, consumerism and health care, ecology, and safety. Designed to help the individual student understand and cope with their environment and to be responsible citizen. (Prerequisites: None) (3 C) Offered: Fall/Spring/Summer

HLTH 1114 Responding to Emergencies
This course is designed to prepare students to respond appropriately and with confidence in emergency situations until more advanced help arrives. Instruction will include discussion, lecture, demonstration, video scenarios and practice. The course includes certifications in Community CPR (Adult, Infant and Child) and Responding To Emergencies for those who successfully complete the course. Also included are situations involving sudden illness, severe bleeding, delayed help situations and healthy lifestyle practices. (Prerequisites: None) (3 C) Offered: Fall/Spring/Summer.

HLTH 1132 Drug Use and Abuse
This course allows students to explore many of the historical and current patterns associated with the use of drugs in our society and other cultures and societies of the world. Discussions will include the social, legal, medical, psychological, and rehabilitative aspects of drug use. Health risks and implications surrounding drug use and HIV and AIDS will also be covered. Students will examine their attitudes, values, and assumptions concerning drug use. (Prerequisites: None) (3 C) Offered: Fall/Spring

HLTH 1135 Holistic Health: Introduction to Complementary Health
This course in holistic health allows students to explore complementary/alternative therapies such as acupressure, aromatherapy, biomagnetic therapy, herbal remedies, and mind/body control. Discussions will include the social, political , and economics aspects of holistic health care, and the healing aspects of exercise and nutrition. Updated research from the National Institutes of Health; Office of Alternative Medicine; and the insurance industry’s views on alternative therapies will also be discussed. (Prerequisites: None) (3 C) Offered: Fall/Spring

HLTH 2126 Women’s Health Issues
Students will have an opportunity to identify major health issues confronting women today. This course will examine lifestyle choices dealing with health prevention and health promotion. It will explore health issues from the traditional medical model to the holistic model using an integrative approach. This course will include a overview of critical contemporary women’s health topics such as exercise, nutrition, stress management, pregnancy, labor, childbirth, heart disease, self esteem and other issues as they affect women. (Prerequisites: None) (3 C) Offered: Fall/Spring.

 

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