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Fall 2012

Health Education Courses:

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HED107 - CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer
Credits: 1

Catalog Description: Presents CPR skills and AED essentials for the professional rescuer. Provides information on a total community approach to reducing deaths from cardiovascular disease and respiratory emergencies. American Red Cross certification available upon satisfactory completion of course requirements.

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HED115 - Community Health and Safety
Credits: 1

Catalog Description: Presents the four major components of the mandated New York State Education Department (NYSED) requirements. Focuses on SAVE Legislation (Safe Schools Against Violence in Education), Child Abuse Workshop (identifying and reporting suspected child abuse and maltreatment), alcohol and tobacco, and signs and symptoms of drug use. Includes safety education-identifying dangerous environments, preventing child abduction, fire and arson. Certification in SAVE Legislation and Mandated Reporter available. One and one half class hours.

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HED204 - Introduction to Healthful Living
Credits: 3

Catalog Description: Emphasizes reasons and strategies for assuming responsibility for maintaining a healthy lifestyle. Focuses on lifestyle factors and their relationships to well-being, behaviors, and disease. Includes health and wellness, stress, drug, alcohol and tobacco use and abuse, nutrition and weight control, cardiovascular health, physical fitness, healthy relationships, sexuality, birth control, sexually transmitted diseases, safety education (identifying dangerous environments, preventing child abduction, fire and arson), communication skills for productive relationships (i.e., conflict resolution), identifying and reporting suspected child abuse and maltreatment, and Safe Schools Against Violence in Education Legislation Certification.

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HED207 - Alcohol Problems
Credits: 2

Catalog Description: Focuses on the use and abuse of alcoholic beverages as a social problem, with emphasis on individual decision-making about drinking. Not open to students with credit in HED 113 or HUS 113.

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HED209 - Health Sciences Related to Coaching
Credits: 3

Catalog Description: Introduces a series of interactive exercises and activities designed to study Health Sciences as they apply to coaching interscholastic sports in New York State. Presents the definitions of selected principles of biology, anatomy, physiology, kinesiology related to coaching, risk minimization, mixed competition, legal implications for coaches, and the NYSED Selection Classification program. Specific information will be given regarding current health issues facing athletes (i.e. Concussion/head trauma, the Female Athlete Triad, drug use and abuse, etc).

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