2018-2019 Catalog 
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2018-2019 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

PHED 1304 - Personal/Community Health

3 Credits (3 hrs. lec.) This course provides an introduction to the fundamentals, concepts, strategies, applications, and contemporary trends related to understanding personal and/or community health issues. This course also focuses on empowering various populations with the ability to practice healthy living, promote healthy lifestyles, and enhance individual well-being. (5115045116) Prerequisite: College Level Readiness in Reading AND Writing
Course Outcomes
1 - Evaluate the dimensions of health and how they relate to personal and/or community wellness.
2 - Explain the importance of nutrition, a healthy lifestyle, and staying physically active in preventing premature disease and promoting wellness.
3 - Describe the leading health problems, trends, and needs of diverse populations.
4 - Identify major agencies, foundations, and associations supporting health at local, state, national and international levels as well as data tools and resources.
5 - Evaluate sources of health information, including the internet, to determine reliability.
6 - Develop and implement a plan of healthy behavior to meet personal and community needs to enhance quality of life.