University of Vermont

UVM Course Directory

Term: Fall 2019

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 095 - Special Topics

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

HLTH 098 - Restore, Rejuvenate&Energize

Experiential learning focusing on promotion of healthy behaviors designed to restore, rejuvenate and energize. Topics to be covered include physical activity, stress management, healthy nutrition, sleep hygiene, work/life balance, self-compassion, and practicing gratitude.

HLTH 099 - Motivate Interview Hlth Coach

Teaches the theoretical framework, strategies and techniques of motivational interviewing and positive psychology. Examines evidence-based practice as it relates to skillful conversation, clinical interventions and strategies to actively engage clients in health related behavior change.

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.

HLTH 101 - Intro to Integrative Health

Overview of social forces prompting the rise of integrative healthcare in the U.S.; the theory and practice of health professions included in integrative healthcare. Cultural and institutional views and processes shaping substance and delivery modes of healthcare in the U.S. Prerequisite: Sophomore standing.

HLTH 102 - Science Complementary&Alt Med

Introduces Integrative, Complementary, and Alternative Medicine (CAM) such as Ayurveda, Traditional Chinese, Aboriginal, European, Jewish and Islamic Medicine. Historical, philosophical, diagnostic-etiological and therapeutic aspects of CAM will be critically analyzed in the context of current evidence-based medical research and patient-centered social policies. Prerequisite: Sophomore standing.

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 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 153 - 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. Pre/Co-requisite: HLTH 003.

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.

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.

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.