University of Vermont

UVM Course Directory

Term: Fall 2017

Subject: Health

HLTH 003 - Medical Terminology

Terminology related to medical and health sciences. Online.

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.

HLTH 051 - Wilderness First Responder

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).

HLTH 053 - Emergency Medical Technician

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.

HLTH 057 - Adv. Emergency MedicalTech.

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.

HLTH 060 - D2: LGBTQ Health Disparities

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.

HLTH 095 - Special Topics

Introductory courses on health topics beyond the scope of departmental or college offerings. See Schedule of Courses for specific titles.

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.

HLTH 107 - SU:Human Health & the Envirnmt

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.

HLTH 137 - Mindful Eating

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.

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: PSYS 001; HDFS 005; one Sociology course below 100.

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.

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.

HLTH 150 - Infectious Disease & Hum Hst

This course will explore how the changing world has impacted the development and spread of infectious disease.

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.

HLTH 160 - Meridians, Systems & Organs

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.

HLTH 191 - Teaching Assistantship

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.

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.

HLTH 197 - Independent Study

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.