2019-2020 Catalog

HLED - HEALTH EDUCATION

HLED 1003 WELLNESS

"Wellness" does not simply mean the absence of disease. It is a term that defines the total person. This course will explore the mental, emotional, and physical health of the individual. This is a self-learning course that includes evaluating thoughts, feelings and attitudes as well as the physical health and well- being of each student. Students will learn various techniques in relaxation and stress management, strategies for disease prevention, current information on AIDS and AIDS prevention, and many useful tools for achieving optimal health and well-being.

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HLED 1140 NUTRITION

This course explores the relationship of food and nutrition in health maintenance and disease prevention. Topics include the basic nutrients, fitness and exercise needs, energy balance and weight control, dietary analysis, and personal application of nutrition concepts learned in the course.

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HLED 1225 FIRST AID AND CPR

This course is designed to help train people in current first aid and cardiopulmonary resuscitation procedures. Issues of accident prevention, legal considerations, recognizing emergencies and victim assessment will provide the student with the necessary knowledge and skills to meet the demands of a real life emergency situation that maybe life threatening. Students will have the option of obtaining adult cardiopulmonary resuscitation and first aid certification.

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HLED 2006 HEALTH FOR ELEMENTARY EDUCATORS

This course is designed to acquaint the student with health topics that help promote change in health behaviors with an emphasis in developing knowledge and skill to promote healthy lifestyles by demonstrating how this knowledge applies to changing personal health behaviors.  Exploration of ways to teach health skills and knowledge as well as assessment strategies for health education will be included.

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