A general introduction to the human body stressing health vs. disease. In addition to an overview of the structure and function of various cells, tissues, organs, and organ systems, many social and ethical issues will be addressed. Each organ system will be examined with an emphasis on the integration of all of the systems. Laboratory exercises supplement the lecture, offering a hands-on approach and some experimentation. The lab includes dissection of (or observation of) preserved animal specimens. This course does not satisfy the requirement of programs requiring a full year of anatomy and physiology.
A detailed study of the structure and function of the human body. Physical and chemical principles, as they apply to the comprehensive treatment of human physiology, form an integral part of the course. Content includes general introductory material, tissues, integumentary, skeletal, muscular and nervous systems and the special senses. Designed for nursing, pre-chiropractic, physical education, radiologic technology and other health-related majors. Some dissection of preserved animal specimen material is included. Prerequisite: A grade of "C" or better in BIO 100 (including lab) or BIO 103 or BIO 107; or a passing score on the challenge exam.
Provides the knowledge and skills called for in most situations in which emergency care is required and medical assistance is not excessively delayed. An introduction to CPR is included. Course will be taught by a Nationally Certified CPR/First Aid Instructor. Grading is on a Satisfactory-Unsatisfactory basis.Students can not receive credit for both HFN 104 and HFN 103.
This is a first aid and CPR course geared towards the physical educator, coach, and/or fitness instructor. The course includes assessment and emergency care for sports related injuries, illness, spine, and musculoskeletal injuries. CPR and the Heimlich Maneuver are included. This program is used for certification by American Sport Education Program. Students may not receive credit for both HFN 104 and HFN 103.
This course is designed to teach the student about positive and negative aspects of sports supplements for enhanced motor performance. Students will examine the history of sports supplementation in Olympic and other competitive events and discuss legal aspects of sports supplements. The role of the FDA and other agencies will be discussed as students examine various popular performance enhancing drugs and herbal supplements.
This course is designed to help members of the HCC and local communities learn how to develop and follow a plan for healthy living. This course includes topics such as physical fitness, nutrition, stress management and other current health-related issues. Emphasis is on application of material. Students are required to dress for physical and other types of activities.
This course is designed to teach the basic skills of health and wellness counseling to non-professionally trained counselors. The course includes theory of counseling and behavior change as well as practical skills such as attending, observational, responding and influencing skills. Students will learn and discuss ethical and legal issues related to health and wellness counseling.
An introduction to the science of nutrition as it applies to everyday life. Students will learn how to apply the logic of science to their own nutritional concerns. Topics include the six major nutrients: carbohydrates, fats, proteins, vitamins, minerals, and water. The course also will examine energy balance, weight control, the digestive process, nutrition fads, supplements, fiber, and disease as it relates to nutrition and fitness. A dietary computer application is used throughout the semester to track personal dietary, energy, and fitness. Prerequisite: Eligibility for ENG 101.
In this course, students will explore a variety of traditional and modern dietary theories in order to gain a better understanding of traditional diets and fad diets that affect people's food choices. Students will look at scientific evidence that supports each diet theory, learn the dietary practices associated with each theory, and analyze the nutrition and health consequences that may result from following these diet practices. Prerequisites: HFN 105 or NTR 101