HS110 syllabus f11

HS110 syllabus f11 - HS 110: Personal and Consumer Health...

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MWF 10-10:50am, Carver 294 Fall 2011 Instructor: Elizabeth Hageman Office: 283 Forker Bldg Phone: 294-2953 E-mail: ehageman@iastate.edu Office hrs: by appointment Required Text: Isel & Roth; Core Concepts in Health, 11 th ed. Course Objectives: This course is designed to provide an overview of selected concepts, topics, strategies, and models relative to personal and consumer health issues. Through lecture, visual presentations, group discussion/ activities, assignments, and projects, the student will: Define and discuss the dimensions of health. (Content Knowledge) Discuss the history of health as it relates to infectious and lifestyle disease. “ Describe the interrelationships among behavioral, hereditary, and environmental factors for a given health issue. (Diversity) List the steps in a behavior self-management program. (Content Knowledge) Recognize the major health risks connected with unhealthy lifestyles. “ Identify the benefits of healthy lifestyles. “ Describe the role advertising plays on consumer health issues. “ Evaluate his/her individual risk factors, characteristics, and personal choices that contribute to his/her current lifestyle. (Discovery and Critical Thinking) Reflect and write about his or her reaction to a specific health issue. (Communication) Classes will consist of lecture, discussion, small group activities, assessments. Guest speakers may be invited. Please come to class prepared to interact, having read the required chapters. The ability to be an active team member is important in the worksite today and will continue to be in the future. No sleeping or you will be asked to leave. Students with Special Needs: Please address any special needs or special accommodations with the instructor at the beginning of the semester or as soon as you become aware of your needs. Those seeking accommodations based on disabilities should obtain a Student Academic Accommodation Request (SAAR) form from the Disability Resources (DR) office (phone 515-294-7220). DR is located on the main floor of the Student Services Building, Room 1076. It is expected that every student will treat his/her peers with respect and professionalism. The University Evaluation:
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HS110 syllabus f11 - HS 110: Personal and Consumer Health...

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