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Health Education (HEED)

Courses

The following Health Education courses are offered:

HEED 300
Health Science 3 Units
Prerequisite: None
General Education: AA/AS Area III(b); CSU Area E1
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
This course is designed to help students achieve a high level of health and prevent disease by assisting them to maximize both their personal lifestyles and their environments. This course will help students identify various factors influencing current and future levels of health. Additional information includes mental health, stress management, nutrition, weight control, fitness, sexuality, addictive substances, and disease.

HEED 322 CPR/BLS for the Professional Rescuer and Health Care Provider 1 Unit
Prerequisite: None
General Education: AA/AS Area III(b)
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 18 hours LEC
Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR): Basic Life Support (BLS) for the Professional Rescuer/Health Care Provider is designed to meet the special needs of the people who are expected to respond in emergency situations. Included are methods for adult, child, and infant CPR as well as performing two-rescuer CPR, operating an automated external defibrillator (AED), and using rescue-breathing devices. Students will learn the skills a professional rescuer needs to act as a crucial link in the emergency medical services (EMS) system. Satisfactory completion of this course results in an American Red Cross Certificate in CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer and Health Care Provider that is good for two years.

HEED 351
Personal Health and Wellness 3 Units
Prerequisite: None
General Education: AA/AS Area III(a), AA/AS Area III(b), CSU Area E
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC; 54 hours LAB
This course focuses on a personalized approach to creating healthy habits for life. Students will assess their current level of health in the areas of physical, occupational, intellectual, emotional, spiritual, social, and environmental health and use appropriate behavior modification tools to enhance health levels in these areas. Particular emphasis will be placed on the positive synergistic relationship between physical activity and overall health and wellness levels.

HEED 495
Independent Studies in Health Education 1-3 Units
Prerequisite: None
Course Transferable to CSU

HEED 499
Experimental Offering in Health Ed .5-4 Units
Prerequisite: None
Course Transferable to CSU 

Updated 5/26/15

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