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									                CCBC-CATONSVILLE -TC HEALTH 101- FALL 2009

BASIC COURSE INFORMATION
A. Instructor: Karen Renaud
B. Semester: Fall 2009
C.Office: Wellness Center or room L300J-both in gym.
D. Phone: 443-840-4507, E-mail - krenaud@ccbcmd.edu
Please note that I do not check or respond to messages over the weekend
E. Department Secretary: Pat Meiller – 443-840-4470
F. Office Hours: call 443-840-4417 during the first week of class and they will be
recorded on that number
G. Pre-requisites: RDNG 052 (con) or LVR 2

COURSE DESCRIPTION: Health 101 is a study of essential health practices as they
relate to current concepts of preventive medicine. In the pursuit of a wellness lifestyle,
this course investigates the latest scientific findings germane to the major diseases and
causes of premature death in the U.S. Issues addressed include those pertaining to social,
emotional, physical, intellectual, spiritual and environmental health. The importance of
self-responsibility within a wellness lifestyle is stressed, enabling the student to take the
initiative to enhance his or her quality of life.

OVERALL COURSE OBJECTIVES: Upon successfully completing a General
Education course in interdisciplinary and emerging issues Health and Wellness, category
six, students will be able to:
1.      evaluate the credibility of sources of health information
2.      demonstrate effective oral, written, and critical thinking skills as they relate to
        health behaviors
3.      differentiate between a healing and preventative medicine model and a treatment
        model
4.      apply the appropriate use of technology in health related research and assessment
5.      apply medical language as it relates to health and wellness
6.      demonstrate effective skills of interpersonal communication within diverse group
        settings
7.      assess personal behavior in relationship to emotional, social, intellectual and
        physical outcomes
8.      synthesize health behaviors appropriate for promoting personal wellness
9.      utilize decision-making skills to address issues of community and environmental
        health in a diverse society
10.     establish health-style goals to promote lifetime wellness

COURSE RATIONALE: The primary objective of Health 101 is to improve the student’s
ability to utilize knowledge regarding health and to initiate positive attitudinal and
behavioral changes.

REQUIRED TEXT: Core Concepts in Health, brief, 11th update edition, by Paul Insel and
Walton Roth. There are older copies of the book in the library on reserve. If you would
like to use those instead of buying a book, just go to the Catonsville library reserve books
area. You cannot check the book out so the work must be completed in the library.

Telecast Times and Channels: Total Health – Films for the Humanities (Personal Health)
ALL BROADCASTS ARE ON CCBC-TV 71 on Wed. from 1-2pm or Sat. from 1-2am.
The repeat broadcasts are on Sat. from 9 -10am. You can also view the broadcasts in the
Essex or Catonsville libraries; check them out of the libraries or from your computer
through WebCT.

Examinations: There are four 100 point examinations worth a total of 400 points. The
broadcast and exam dates are enclosed. The dates to take exams and what material each
exam covers are stated on the broadcast schedule. Exams are based on material from the
broadcasts, the required textbook readings and the study guides. Students have several
days to take each exam so if you wait until the last day of the exam and miss for
WHATEVER reason you CANNOT MAKEUP THE EXAM! I will not respond to
those who send e-mails or leave voice messages about why they missed and exam. It
is my job to be fair to all the students who follow the policies of this class.

Extra Credit: Students can earn 20 points by doing ONLY ONE of the following:
1. Getting or having current CPR certification.
2. Donating blood to the American Red Cross.
3. Getting your blood cholesterol levels (total cholesterol and HDL mandatory) done.
   I will accept the results of the cholesterol test if you have had it done within the past
   year.

Mail extra credit written documentation by Mon. Nov. 2nd to:
CCBC Catonsville – Wellness Department
Attention: Karen Renaud
800 South Rolling Road
Baltimore, MD. 21228-5317

The documentation for the extra credit must be post marked by Mon. Nov. 2nd.



                                     FINAL POINTS:
                                     360-400 pts. = A
                                     320-359 pts. = B
                                     280-319 pts. = C
                                     240-279 pts. = D
                                     below 240 = F
             BROADCAST SCHEDULE – HEALTH 101 TC FALL 2009
DATE                 BROADCAST                                             CHP.
Sept. 2              1-Promoting Healthy Behaviors                           1
                     2-Consumer Health                           15 (pgs. 378-80)
Sept. 9              3-Practicing Proactive Consumerism                      15

                     4-Accepting Life’s Transitions                          14
Sept. 16             5-Achieving Psychosocial Health                         3
                     6-Coping with Stress                                    2

EXAM 1 is from Mon. Sept. 21-Mon. Sept. 28 on the information from 9/-2 - 9/16

Sept. 23             7-Keeping Fit                                           10
                     8-Eating for Optimal Health                             9
Sept. 30             9-Managing Your Weight                                  11

EXAM 2 is from Mon. Oct. 5 – Mon. Oct. 12. Exam 2 is on broadcasts 7-9 and
chapters 9, 10, 11

Sept. 30             10-Reducing the Risk of Cardio. Diseases                12
Oct. 7               11-Dealing with Cancer                                  12
                     12-Tobacco                                               8
Oct. 14              13-Using Pharmaceutical Drugs Safely
                      14-Preventing Drug Abuse                                7
Oct. 21               15-Drinking Responsibly                                 8

EXAM 3 is from Mon. Oct. 26 - Mon. Nov. 2. Exam 3 is on broadcasts 10-15 and
chapters 12, 8, 7

Oct. 21              16-Understanding Healthy Relationships                  4
Oct. 28              17-Stemming Violence and Abuse                          16
                     18-Birth Control, Pregnancy and Childbirth Options     5, 6
Nov. 4               19-Avoiding Infections and STD’s                        13

EXAM 4 is from Mon. Nov. 9 – Mon. Nov. 16. The exam is on broadcasts 16-19 and
chapters 4, 5, 6, 13.

 ALL BROADCASTS ARE ON CCBC-TV 71 on Wed. from 1-2pm or Sat. from 1-2am.
The repeat broadcasts are on Sat. from 9 -10am. You can also view the broadcasts in the
Essex or Catonsville libraries, check them out of the libraries or from your computer
through WebCT.

YOU MUST ARRIVE AT LEAST ONE HOUR PRIOR TO CLOSING TO BE
ALLOWED TO TAKE AN EXAM. THE TESTING CENTER PHONE # IS 443-
840-6946. CALL TO SCHEDULE YOUR APPOINTMENT FIRST.

								
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