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BRONX COMMUNITY COLLEGEof The City University of New YorkDepartment of Health, Physical Education and WellnessHLT 91:CRITICAL ISSUES IN HEALTH EDUCATION SYLLABUS2 Credits/2 HoursSpring 2019Instructor:Keisha Antoine, MPHOffice Hours:Wednesdays, 9-10 a.m. and Fridays, 12-1 p.m.Meeting Day:WednesdaysMeeting Time:12:00 - 1:50 p.m.Meeting Place:Loew 321Email:[email protected]TEXT:Teague, M. L., Mackenzie, S. L., Rosenthal, D. M. (2017).Your Health Today,Brief,6th EditionNew York: McGraw Hill, Inc. (ISBN#978-1-259-42328-4).The textbook isavailable in the BCC Bookstore.If you are unable to purchase the text:Copies are available for use in the BCC library at the library reserve desk.Chapters 1, 2, and 16 of the textbook are on electronic reserve in the BCC library.COURSE DESCRIPTIONThis course is intended to encourage critical judgment in vital areas of health including mentalhealth, nutrition, addictions and dependencies, and human sexuality.STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOMESAfter completing this course, the student will be able to:1.Identify and explain thedimensionsof wellness as well as distinguish between genetic,social, and behavioraldeterminantsof health.2.Identify key concepts ofmental healthincluding the stress response, stress reductiontechniques, anxiety disorders, and affective disorders.3.Describe the role the majornutrientsplay in the diet and identify healthy eatingpatterns based upon the USDA’s My Plate Model.4.Explain major risk factors, warning signs and screening tests fordiabetes, heart disease,and cancers.5.Assess individual risk factors for lifestyle-related diseases including type 2 diabetes,heart disease, and cancers.6.Identify short and long-term effects ofalcohol, tobacco, and illicit drugson physical,emotional, and social health.7.Identify components of healthyrelationships and sexual responsibility as well asdescribe characteristics and warning signs of Intimate Partner Violence.8.Explain the functioning of the male and female reproductive system in relation to1
pregnancy prevention andreproductive health care.9.Describe transmission, symptoms, treatment and prevention forsexually transmittedinfections, including the world-wide epidemic of HIV/AIDS.10. Demonstrate the use ofhealth literacy skillsby obtaining and evaluating healthinformation.COURSE REQUIREMENTS and POLICIES:Attendance and Punctuality:Attendance will be taken at the beginning of each class meeting.Missing more than 3 classes will negatively affect the student’s grade in this course.Startingwith the 4thabsence, the student’s final semester grade will be dropped by 5 points for eachadditional absence.Students are expected to be on time for class.Those arriving afterattendance has been taken will be marked late.Three late arrivals will be counted as onemissed class.

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