Health Education Courses

Health Education Courses

HLTH 115 FIRST AID SKILLS & KNOWLEDGE

Prepares student through knowledge and skills, to meet the needs of most emergency situations when first aid care is required and medical attention is not readily available. Personal-safety and accident-prevention information incorporated to acquaint individuals with causes of many accidents, so that action may be taken to eliminate or minimize such causes. The course meets the New York state mandate for NYSPHSAA coaching.  Credits: 3  Frequency: A

HLTH 302 STRESS MANAGEMENT

Identifies the mechanisms that generate the human stress response and their physical and psychological effects on the body and mind. The course also introduces the student to developing personal strategies for effective stress management. Frequency: A

HLTH 303 FITNESS AND NUTRITION

The development of knowledge and skills necessary to become personally responsible for fitness and nutrition.   Contents will be used as a basis for assessment of personal fitness and nutritional status and necessary personal behavior medication. Investigation of basic fitness and nutritional facts, energy balance, obesity, dieting, and nutrition as related to disease, for personal goal setting. Credits: 2 Frequency: A

HLTH 400 INTERNSHIP

Work under the supervision in a community setting. Students are expected to complete 67 clock hours of direct service to individuals, groups, or organizations for each credit hour awarded. The internship will emphasize theory, knowledge and skills needed when working with and within groups and organizations. A learning contract encompassing job requirements, learning objectives and methods will be utilized to evaluate the intern.  Credits: 1-6  Frequency: A

HLTH 499 INDEPENDENT STUDY

The study of a particular topic related to Health and Wellness. Periodic meetings with an appropriate instructor will be scheduled. The topic may encompass individual research or a practical experience. Credits: 1-3  Frequency: A


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