hlth500 | Graduate
Health And Nutrition For Educators
This graduate-level course is 6 weeks To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.
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Cardiovascular Health and Exercise
- Identify the benefits of exercise.
- Analyze the effect of exercise on the prevention and management of diabetes.
- Develop an age- and grade-appropriate lesson plan to teach students about physical fitness.
- Analyze personal risk for developing cardiovascular disease.
- Describe the risk factors associated with cardiovascular disease.
- Explain how the risk for coronary heart disease can be reduced.
- Define stress.
- Explain the health effects of stress.
- Identify effective ways to deal with stress.
- Develop a lesson plan to teach students about stress management.
- Identify potential stressors of teachers and students.
Alcohol, Tobacco, and Drug Use and Abuse
- Examine reasons for alcohol, tobacco, and drug use and abuse.
- Identify the effects of substance use and abuse on the learning process.
- Identify commonly abused substances.
- Develop an age- and grade-appropriate lesson plan on substance abuse prevention.
Sexually Transmitted Diseases
- Identify local, state, and national incidences of sexually transmitted diseases.
- Research policies regarding the teaching of sexually transmitted disease prevention and awareness.
- Identify local programs addressing the prevention or treatment of sexually transmitted diseases.
- All objectives apply.
Wellness and Nutrition
- Identify the seven components of wellness.
- Describe healthy lifestyle recommendations.
- Identify the relationship between nutrition and health.
- Describe the effects of poor nutrition.
- Analyze personal food intake for nutritional value.
- Develop a lesson plan to teach students about the USDA’s MyPlate Nutrition Guide.
- Define wellness.
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