HLHSCI-100 - Health Education - Justin Lundin
Upon completion of this course students should be able to:
Identify basic human needs and list the characteristics of good emotional health.
Describe the five components of physical fitness and construct a comprehensive fitness regimen.
Compare and contrast concepts: holistic health, health promotion and wellness.
Identify and analyze the consequences of abuse and misuse of products that result in dependency on psychoactive drugs, alcohol and tobacco.
List and differentiate the processes of diagnosis, prognosis and treatment of cancer, cardiovascular,
infectious and noninfectious diseases.
Identify the anatomical structures and describe the functions of the female and male reproductive systems.
Describe and distinguish between fertility control and contraception.
Analyze the role of consumerism in the selection of health care providers, facilities, products and information.
Examine and evaluate the aging process, euthanasia, and personal preparation for dying and death.
This course is intended to provide the student with up-to-date information regarding the major health and wellness topics that affect us all. Such topics include but are not limited to: nutrition, physical fitness, stress management, sexually transmitted diseases, and drugs. The goal is to present this information in such a way as to allow the student to apply it to his or her daily life, thereby reaping benefit. Presentation formats will include: lecture, group projects, and online discussions.
What to Expect in this Course
Weekly modules will include chapter quizzes, a discussion board, and your personal growth project entry.
Types of Assessments
Quizzes, Discussion Boards, Personal Growth Project
Textbook Information / Link to ZTC Textbook
This course can be accessed on the first day of class via Canvas at https://coc.instructure.com. Log into Canvas using your CanyonsID single sign-on:
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Management of Stress and Mental Health
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Last updated: 10/08/2021 Sub#: 855