Health

HLTH 045: Drug Use and Abuse (Grades 8-12)

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his course will help you understand why people use drugs, how they use them, and what types of drugs are commonly abused.

It’s midnight. Do you know where your friends are? Drugs can affect all of us. Raise your awareness about drug use and abuse. 3 lessons, 3 assignment submissions, all computer-graded (Speedback); proctored computer-graded final exam.

Details:

  • Course Length: 1 Term
  • Curriculum Provider: BYU Independent Study
  • Prerequisites: NONE
  • Required Materials:
    • Hlth 045 – Printed Course Readings $10.00
  • Cost of tuition is covered by Provo eSchool.

Syllabus:

  1. Identify reasons people use and abuse drugs, and explain the nature of drug addiction.
  2. Describe the physical effects of alcohol, tobacco, marijuana, stimulants, steroids, depressants, hallucinogens, inhalants, and club drugs.
  3. Discuss treatment available for drug addiction and, more importantly, prevention of drug use.

HLTH 043: Eating Disorders and Basic Nutrition

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This course covers eating disorders such as anorexia and bulimia, various weight-related diseases, and principles of proper nutrition and physical activity. Optimum weight and nutrition vs. eating disorders. 4 lessons, 4 assignment submissions, all computer-graded (Speedback); proctored computer-graded final exam.

Details:

  • Course Length: 1 Term
  • Curriculum Provider: BYU Independent Study
  • Prerequisites: NONE
  • Required Materials:
    • Hlth 043 – Printed Course Readings $10.00
  • Cost of tuition is covered by Provo eSchool.

Syllabus:

  • The Illusion of the Perfect Body: The Treacherous Road Toward the Unreal
  • You Are What You Eat
  • A Road Map to Healthy Eating
  • Review of Lessons 1-3

HLTH 041: Health Education

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This course covers developing a healthy self, substance-abuse prevention, human development, relationships, disease prevention, HIV/AIDS education, CPR and safety, consumer health, injury/violence prevention, nutrition, fitness, and commUnity health. 8 lessons, 8 assignment submissions, all computer-graded (Speedback); proctored computer-graded final exam.

Details:

  • Course Length: 1 Semester
  • Curriculum Provider: BYU Independent Study
  • Prerequisites: NONE
  • Required Materials:
    • Printed Course Readings $10.00
  • Cost of tuition is covered by Provo eSchool.

Syllabus:

  1. Healthy Self
  2. Nutrition and Fitness
  3. Healthy Relationships
  4. Personal Health and Reproduction
  5. Disease Prevention
  6. Substance Abuse Prevention
  7. Violence and Injury Prevention
  8. Consumer and CommUnity Health

FIT 045: Lifetime Weight Control

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FIT 045 contains guidelines for healthy weight control, nutrition, diet and exercise, as well as myths and facts about weight control. Students must engage in a 5-week fitness program to receive credit. 6 lessons, 6 assignment submissions, all computer-graded (Speedback); proctored computer-graded final exam.

Details:

  • Course Length: 1 Semester
  • Curriculum Provider: BYU Independent Study
  • Prerequisites: NONE
  • Required Materials:
    • Fit 045 – Printed Student Readings $10.00
  • Cost of tuition is covered by Provo eSchool.

Syllabus:

  • Introduction
  • Healthy Eating for Weight Control
  • Healthy Eating Activities
  • Healthy Exercises for Weight Control
  • Healthy Exercise Activities
  • Common Questions About Weight Control

OCCUP 041: Preparing for Health Occupations

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This course gives an overview of the different areas associated with health sciences and health technology.

It covers health care systems and trends, careers, ethics, terminology and basic anatomy, diversity, nutrition, job-seeking skills, and resume writing. Health Occupations is a preparatory class for students who are interested in a profession as a health care worker. Health Occupations is good preparation for anyone interested in working in the medical field, or in public health or safety, etc. 8 lessons, 8 assignment submissions, all computer-graded (Speedback); proctored computer-graded final exam.

Details:

  • Course Length: 1 Semester
  • Curriculum Provider: BYU Independent Study
  • Prerequisites: NONE
  • Required Materials:
    • Occup 041 – Printed Course Readings $10.00
  • Cost of tuition is covered by Provo eSchool.

Syllabus:

  • Health Care Systems and Concepts
  • Health Care Careers
  • Law and Ethics
  • Medical Terminology
  • Body Systems
  • People and Culture
  • Infection Control and Medical Emergencies
  • General Principles of Nutrition