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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 - firstname.lastname@example.org 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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