11FAL-SYL-HES1 - Health Science (HES-1) Norco College of...

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Health Science (HES-1) Norco College of RCCD Fall 2011 Instructor : Diane Olin Meet :Tuesdays, 6-9 pm Email: Diane.Olin@rccd.edu @ West Quad Room 6 Website: http://academic.rcc.edu/olin/hes1.jsp Course Description Health science (HES-1) is a basic study of the anatomy and physiology of the body, emphasizing modern concepts of prevention, treatment , and cure of degenerative and communicable diseases. More specifically, lecture topics will include, scientific aspects of health ranging from the introduction to wellness and health, weight management and nutrition, alcohol, tobacco and drug addiction, cardiovascular health, the reproductive system and STDs, immunity and disease, Cancer and special topics. This course satisfies the California requirement in drug, alcohol, tobacco and nutrition education for teacher certification . 54 lecture hours . Required Text Health Science. Custom Edition for Riverside City College. Dianne Hales, editor. Cengage Learning Publishing Company, Mason, Ohio. ISBN 13:978-1-4240-7945-2 Student Learning Objectives: Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: Define wellness in terms of basic health strategies, including the identity and analysis of behaviors that relate to a healthy lifestyle, and discuss methods available to assess behavioral change strategies related to health and wellness. Describe basic anatomical and physiological functions and pathological conditions of the human body and their relation to health and the human environment. Recall and interpret components of physical, mental, emotional, environmental, social and interpersonal aspects of health and wellness. Comprehend and discuss current health issues, with emphasis on preventative health care. Evaluate the impact of psychoactive drugs, alcohol, and tobacco on physiological
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