University of Vermont

2013-2014 Catalogue

Courses in Health (HLTH)

HLTH 003 - Medical Terminology
Terminology related to medical and health sciences. Online.
Credits: 2.00
HLTH 010 - Health & Wellness
This course is for Health & Wellness RLC students only. We explore the six domains of health & wellness (physical, emotional, spiritual, environmental, intellectual, and social) through readings, discussions, and hands-on activities.
Credits: 1.00
HLTH 020 - Aging: Change & Adaptation
Individual and social meanings of aging and old age; physical, physiological, psychological, and sociological changes accompanying aging; individual family, community, and societal adaptations to aging. Cross-listed with: SOC 020, HDFS 020.
Credits: 3.00
HLTH 025 - Patient Care Equipment Tech
Introduction to healthcare technology management in acute patient care, anatomy/physiology and technical principles, safety, and troubleshooting techniques. Includes electrocardiographs, physiological monitors, infusion devices, pacemakers and defibrillators. Online.
Credits: 3.00
HLTH 026 - Medical Equipment Applications
Hands-on laboratory course in the classroom. Includes bedside medical equipment demonstrations, exercises and problem resolution, device simulators, safety and performance testing.
Credits: 3.00
HLTH 030 - Trad Chin Med & Asian Bodywork
This class introduces the student to Traditional Chinese Medicine. Emphasis is placed on developing assessment skills using TCM theories. The lab will include learning a basic, total bodywork session. Prerequisites: ANPS 019 & ANPS 020 or permission of Instructor.
Credits: 2.00
HLTH 095 - Special Topics
Introductory courses on health topics beyond the scope of departmental or college offerings. See Schedule of Courses for specific titles.
Credits: 1.00 to 18.00
HLTH 096 - Special Topics
Introductory courses on health topics beyond the scope of departmental or college offerings. See Schedule of Courses for specific titles.
Credits: 1.00 to 18.00
HLTH 100 - Biology of Aging
Human aging examined emphasizing biological and nonpathological physiological changes and their effects on the functioning of elders. Prerequisites: BIOL 004, ANPS 019 and ANPS 020, or Instructor permission.
Credits: 3.00
HLTH 103 - D2: Intro to Global Health
An intermediate level lecture/discussion course that explores global health and global health challenges affecting people primarily in developing or resource- constrained countries. Pre/co-requisite: Sophomore standing.
Credits: 3.00
HLTH 105 - D2:Cultural Health Care
Examines the principles and theories of culture in health care with an overall goal to understand how health care is contextualized by and through culture.
Credits: 3.00
HLTH 107 - Human Health & the Environment
Interdisciplinary understanding of the effects of anthropogenic factors including pollution, reduced biodiversity, climate change, overpopulation, and resource depletion on the health of natural systems and human populations. Pre/co-requisites: a college level science course; Sophomore standing. Cross-listed with: NR 107.
Credits: 3.00
HLTH 108 - Explorations in Public Health
From various disciplines, theoretical perspectives, and narrative experiences, the class will build and apply to contemporary issues and populations an ideal public health service model.
Credits: 3.00
HLTH 109 - Energy Medicine
Energy medicine is an integrative, complementary and preventative energy therapy course. The impact of specific concepts, beliefs, patterns, and interventions on the energy system are explored. Pre/co-requisite: HLTH 141.
Credits: 3.00
HLTH 115 - Women's Health & Advocacy
Aims to demystify women's health care issues through understanding options/choices concerning sexuality, contraception, reproductive health, sexually transmitted diseases, relationships, addictive disorders, anxiety/depression and more.
Credits: 3.00
HLTH 124 - Mental Health and Aging
Course will cover the main theories of older adult development and aging as well as the latest research on psychological and emotional changes with aging.
Credits: 3.00
HLTH 125 - Exercise, Fitness and Health
An intermediate-level course on fundamentals of exercise physiology, diet and fitness as they relate to health, wellness and human performance. Pre/co-requisites: One semester of BIOL 001, BIOL 002, BIOL 003, BIOL 004, or ANPS 019, ANPS 020.
Credits: 3.00
HLTH 135 - Adv Medical Equipment Systems
Covers imaging systems: x-ray, fluoroscopy. CT scanners, MRI, nuclear medicine, and ultrasound. Also clinical laboratory equipment, surgery devices, healthcare networks/IT, dialysis systems, and physical therapy equipment. Online.
Credits: 3.00
HLTH 140 - Issues in Women's Health
A holistic exploration of the health care needs of women. This course will consider the stereotypical, theoretical, and clinical approaches of care used in treating women. Prerequisites: PSYC 001; HDFS 005; Sociology course below 100.
Credits: 3.00
HLTH 141 - Healing Touch Level 1
Healing Touch is an energy based therapeutic approach to healing which uses touch to influence the energy system thus affecting physical, emotional and spiritual health and healing.
Credits: 0.00 to 1.00
HLTH 142 - Healing Touch Level 2
The second level of Healing Touch includes an intake interview, back techniques, and a full healing sequence. Emphasis in the experimental learning is on developing sequences for specific client needs. Pre/co-requisite: HLTH 141.
Credits: 1.00
HLTH 143 - Healing Touch Level 3
Level 3 is for students who desire more in-depth skills in Healing Touch, an energy-based therapeutic approach to healing, and have successfully completed Levels 1 and 2. Pre/co-requisites: HLTH 141 and HLTH 142.
Credits: 1.00
HLTH 145 - D2:Women's Hlth & Spirituality
Travel course to Belize. Examines women's physical, mental and spiritual health with a cross-cultural perspective. Pre/co-requisite: Instructor permission.
Credits: 3.00
HLTH 150 - Infectious Disease & Hum Hst
This course will explore how the changing world has impacted the development and spread of infectious disease.
Credits: 3.00
HLTH 155 - D1:Racism & Health Disparities
This course will introduce basic issues that underlie health disparities, with a focus on the connection between racism and health disparities in the U.S.
Credits: 3.00
HLTH 156 - Taping & Wrapping for Athletes
Basic prophylactic taping and wrapping techniques for the physically active, including the associated mechanisms and care for these common injuries.
Credits: 1.00
HLTH 195 - Intermediate Special Topics
Intermediate courses on health topics beyond the scope of departmental or college offerings. See Schedule of Courses for specific titles.
Credits: 1.00 to 18.00
HLTH 196 - Intermediate Special Topics
Intermediate courses on health topics beyond the scope of departmental or college offerings. See Schedule of Courses for specific titles.
Credits: 1.00 to 18.00
HLTH 197 - Independent Study
Students outside CNHS may develop individual plans specific to their academic interests in health and, if approved, work with a faculty mentor to meet objectives.
Credits: 1.00 to 3.00
HLTH 210 - D2: Health and Culture: Oaxaca
Gain appreciation for cultural diversity by exploring the social, psychological, health practices, and historical trajectories of Oaxacan perceptions within the overarching theme of health. Prerequisites: Junior/Senior level standing and Instructor permission.
Credits: 3.00
HLTH 225 - Health Technology Management
Includes medical devices/systems, information technology and telecommunications. Blending of IT and medical technology. Also planning, life cycle management, and technical services--clinical engineering. Online.
Credits: 3.00
HLTH 250 - Community Participatory Rsch
Examines the process and development of conducting community-based participatory research projects in collaboration with a community partner.
Credits: 3.00
HLTH 295 - Advanced Special Topics
Advanced courses on health topics beyond the scope of department or college offerings. See Schedule of Courses for specific titles.
Credits: 1.00 to 18.00
HLTH 296 - Advanced Special Topics
Advanced courses on health topics beyond the scope of department or college offerings. See Schedule of Courses for specific titles.
Credits: 1.00 to 18.00