Health Education Courses


Health Education (HED) 

 

HED-099 Occupational Work Experience

1-4 Units: 18-72 hours of work experience, per term, LR, DG, CSU

Prerequisite: Employment in career-related field.

For more information on this course, refer to Cooperative

Education. Units are determined by number of hours worked. This course offers on-the-job learning experiences for employed students, whether paid or volunteer, in cooperation with their employers. If students’ career goals are directly related to their work experience, they can earn up to four units per term. Students must be enrolled in at least seven units, including their cooperative education units (proportionately fewer in summer session). Petition to repeat for a maximum of 16 units.

 

HED-100 Topics in Health Education

.5-4 Units: 9-72 hours of lecture and/or 27-216 hours of laboratory, per term, SC, DG, CSU

This course covers topics in Health Education. Topics will be chosen to supplement and serve as additions to current offerings in the area, and will be announced each term in the current schedule of classes.

 

HED-115 Applied Nutrition

3 Units: 54 hours of lecture, per term, LR, DG, CSU, UC

This course is designed as an introduction to nutrition. The focus of this course is the application of basic nutrition concepts to personal life skills. The interface of culture, socioeconomic conditions and personal behaviors with nutritional health will be examined. Practical application of the course content includes, but is not limited to, personal nutrition assessments and diet planning.

 

HED-120 Education for Healthful Living

3 Units: 54 hours of lecture, per term, LR, DG, CSU, UC

This course meets the CSU General Education requirements for Area E-Lifelong Understanding and Self-Development. This course introduces the student to a new broad understanding of health, not as the absence of disease, but as an experience of well-being or wellness. Major concepts and issues pertaining to health will be presented and analyzed. Each student will be expected to explore his/her present lifestyle, and through the use

of various classroom techniques, participants will be encouraged to establish behavior leading to improving the following: interpersonal relations, physical fitness, reaction to stress, nutritional status, practice of safe sex, family planning, prevention of heart disease, drug abuse, cancer and efficient utilization of the health care system.

 

HED-133 Safety and First Aid

3 Units: 54 hours of lecture, per term, LR, DG, CSU, UC

This course is designed to train students to respond to an emergency before medical help arrives. Areas to be covered include but are not limited to anatomy, and physiology of the body, victim assessment, artificial resuscitation, injuries, bandaging, poisoning, burns, water emergencies, childbirth, geriatric emergencies, and moving victims. Upon completion students will challenge the American Red Cross for safety and first aid certification.

 

HED-135 First Responder – Title 22 First Aid

.5-1 Unit: 9-18 hours of lecture, 5.4-18 hours of laboratory per term, LR, DG, CSU

The purpose of this course is to train first responders, who will often be the first trained individuals with a duty to provide care at the scene of an emergency. The course content and activities will prepare you to better recognize emergencies, make decisions, and provide care. The students will learn skills needed to manage an emergency situation until more advanced medical personnel, such as EMT’s arrive on scene.

 

HED-298 Independent Study

.2-4 Units: 3.6-72 hours of independent study, per term, SC, DG, CSU

Prerequisite: Educational contract of study signed by an instructor, department chair, division dean and Vice President. Topics must extend beyond regular course offerings.

This course is designed for selected students to pursue independent study in Health Education under the direction of an instructor. Not repeatable.