Paradigms Of Health – sci100 (3 credits)
This course provides an overview of the key components of comprehensive wellness. Based on a preventive model, the course will allow learners to explore choices that promote wellness with goals of living longer and better.
Psychosocial Health and Stress Management
- Describe how the four components of psychosocial health affect personal well-being.
- Analyze stress management techniques.
Physical Fitness and Nutrition
- Identify lifestyle practices that contribute to healthy weight.
- Explain health risks associated with obesity.
- Describe the relationship between nutrition and health.
- Analyze components of a sound fitness program.
- Describe common cardiovascular disorders.
- Describe specific actions to reduce the risk of heart disease and cancer.
- Describe measures to prevent infection and strengthen the immune system.
- Compare methods of cancer detection and treatment.
The Dimensions of Health
- Explain how the six dimensions of health affect personal health.
- Explain personal choices and habits that promote health.
- Analyze behavior change techniques.
Global Healthcare Issues
- Determine how environmental issues impact global health.
- Describe issues facing today's healthcare system.
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