HEALTH, PART 2

Price: $95 | Credits: 5 | Dept: Health

This course is the second part in a two semester course and includes the topics of the human body systems, the human life cycle and the stages of growth and development, drugs and substance abuse, diseases and disorders, as well as safety and environmental health.

Upon completion of this course, the student is awarded 5 credits. Each credit corresponds to 15 hours of study. Of course, some students work more quickly than others, and some can devote more hours to study, so some students are able to complete the course in an accelerated rate.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

In this module, students gain a comprehension of the following:

  • To understand what personal hygiene is, as well as the care for skin, hair, nails, teeth, eyes, and ears.
  • To identify the causes and treatments for acne.
  • The knowledge of the body systems, including the skeletal, muscular, nervous, circulatory, respiratory, lymphatic, digestive, excretory, reproductive, and endocrine systems.
  • A basic understanding of the human life cycle, including heredity and genetics, as well as the stages of life.
  • The understanding of the perils of drugs and substance abuse, and the positives of living a drug free life.
  • The most common diseases and disorders, including STIs, cancers, cardiovascular disease, allergies, asthma, diabetes, arthritis, and other physical and mental challenges.
  • A working understanding of safety and environmental health, including safety at home, school, or outdoors, safety on the road, first aid basics, as well as emergency and disaster preparedness.

TOPICS COVERED

This course covers the following topics:

  • What is Personal Hygiene
  • Skin, Hair and Nails
  • Teeth and Mouth
  • Eyes and Ears
  • What is Acne and How to Treat It
  • The Skeletal System
  • The Muscular System
  • The Nervous System
  • The Circulatory, Respiratory and Lymphatic Systems
  • The Digestive and Excretory Systems
  • The Endocrine System
  • The Male and Female Reproductive Systems
  • Introduction to the Human Life Cycle
  • Heredity and Genetics
  • Prenatal Development, Prenatal Care and Childbirth
  • Birth Through Early Childhood
  • Middle and Late Childhood
  • Adolescence and Puberty
  • Early and Middle Adulthood
  • Late Adulthood and Death
  • The Role of Medicines and Using Medicine Safely
  • Tobacco: The Risks of Smoking and the Benefits of Living Tobacco-Free
  • Alcohol and Alcohol Abuse
  • Drugs and Drug Abuse
  • Marijuana and Other Illicit Drugs
  • Steroids and Steroid Abuse
  • Inhalants and Huffing
  • Living Drug-Free
  • Understanding Communicable Diseases and the Human Immune System
  • Communicable Diseases, Prevention and Treatment
  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
  • Preventing and Treating STDs
  • HIV/AIDS
  • Preventing and Treating HIV/AIDS
  • Cancer: Types, Causes and Treatment
  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Allergies, Asthma, Diabetes and Arthritis
  • Physical and Mental Challenges
  • Personal Safety and Protection
  • Safety at Home, School and Outdoors
  • Safety on the Road: Pedestrians, Bikes and Automobiles
  • First Aid Basics
  • First Aid Procedures: CPR and Choking
  • Emergency and Disaster Preparedness
  • Community and Public Health
  • Environmental Health
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  • 5 Credits – $95
  • Second semester of Health
  • California Approval A-G: Yes