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 course introduces 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

1 - 3

HED 230 : Safety and First Aid

HED 230 is divided into two parts. The first part concerns itself with the development of a safety education program within an organization (i.e., school, office, shop, etc.). The second part deals with physical injuries, emergency care, and treatment of those injuries. CPR certification and Standard Red Cross Cards are given upon successful completion of American Red Cross requirements.

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 266 : Introduction to Health Occupations

This course is designed to give students a general introduction to health occupations. Major emphasis is on the specialization area of each student enrolled.

Credits

3

Prerequisites

As required by program.

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 law enforcement procedures.

Credits

3

HED 277 : CPR Recertification

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

Credits

1