Term: Fall 2017
Terminology related to medical and health sciences. Online.
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.
Meets or exceeds the standards of the Wilderness First Responder minimum course contents established by the Wilderness Medical Society. Successful course completion results in certification for Wilderness First Responder by Stonehearth Open Learning Opportunities (SOLO).
Prepares students to become Emergency Medical Technicians. Each student must successfully complete all of the requirements prior to sitting for the certification exam. Prerequisite: BCLS CPR Certification.
Prepares students to become Advanced Emergency Medical Technician. Each student must successfully complete all of the requirements prior to sitting for the certification exams. Prerequisite: Instructor permission.
Examination of LGBTQ health disparities across the lifespan, including factors such as decreased access to healthcare, lack of awareness and insensitivity to unique health needs. Analysis of inequitable health system policies and practices that create health risks for LGBTQ individuals.
Introductory courses on health topics beyond the scope of departmental or college offerings. See Schedule of Courses for specific titles.
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.
Offers an introduction to environmental health. Topics include: methods (toxicology, epidemiology), environmental health hazards (physical, biological, chemical) and supports (nature contact), risk analysis, communication and management, health and climate change, food production and access, energy production, and water. Prerequisite: Sophomore standing. Cross-listed with: ENVS 107, NR 107.
Introduces students to the principles and practice of mindfulness as taught by the contemporary mindfulness in healthcare movement. Through readings, discussion, and writing this course explores the cultural, environmental, health-related, sociological and spiritual connections associated with eating. Prerequisite: Minimum Sophomore standing.
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: PSYS 001; HDFS 005; one Sociology course below 100.
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.
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.
This course will explore how the changing world has impacted the development and spread of infectious disease.
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.
Meridians are an interconnected web of energy lines that nourish the internal aspects of organs and body systems. Learn ways to assess the meridians, systems and organs, alter their energy flow, and discover how meridians influence health and illness. Co-requisite: HLTH 140.
Undergraduate student service as a teaching assistant, usually in an introductory-level course in the discipline, for which credit is awarded. Offered at department discretion.
Intermediate courses on health topics beyond the scope of departmental or college offerings. See Schedule of Courses for specific titles.
A course which is tailored to fit the interests of a specific student, which occurs outside the traditional classroom/laboratory setting under the supervision of a faculty member, for which credit is awarded. Offered at department discretion.