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Donna Starr Christen College of Healthcare, Fitness and Sciences

Health (HLT)
Our society has placed an increased importance on safety, healthy living and personal fitness.  The health courses offered are designed to provide assistance in the departments of athletic training, education, nursing, and sport, exercise and wellness.  These courses are supplemental and are used to meet certain requirements by these specific departments as well as those seeking an endorsement or minor in coaching.

Course Descriptions
210 First Aid and CPR 2 hours S
This course is designed to teach basic first aid skills, CPR and AED procedures.  This course is recommended for coaching and general population emergency careThe course is offered as a lecture/lab combination.  This course is not recommended for students pursuing allied health professions.

232 Health Education 3 hours F,S
This course involves the study of attainable goals for school, personal and community health, and it provides an emphasis on wellness for all ages.

300 Community Health and Chronic Disease 3 hours S
Students will explore and examine health problems in current society.  Topics range from cardiovascular disease to holistic healthcare.  Time will be allotted for selected topics that the course participants feel are pertinent.

310 Professional Rescuer Skills 2 hours F,S
This course is designed to teach the student advanced emergencies skills such as airway management, one and two-person CPR, AED, oxygen administration and basic first aid skills.  Credit is granted only upon successful completion of the course, or by verified certification from an approved agency, and successful completion of a challenge test of skills evaluated by a faculty member certified by an approved agency to provide training.  The course is set as a lecture/lab combination.

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