Service Learning Courses in Health Education

HED 110 - Disease Prevention and Healthy Lifestyles | Course Descriptions | Monroe Community College

HED 110 - Disease Prevention and Healthy Lifestyles

This course is designed to identify factors that contribute to the most common lifestyle diseases (cardiovascular disease, cancer, stroke, diabetes, chronic lung diseases, osteoporosis, anxiety and depression), and common infectious diseases (influenza, STI and HIV). Health promotion and disease prevention measures will be discussed with focus on nutrition, physical activity, emotional wellness, stress management, personal choices and behavior. Two class hours.

2 Credits



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Service Project (HED 110-CC1):

Students will be partnering with the Damon City Campus Wellness Center. Students will develop educational stations addressing health issues relating to coursework (i.e. cardiovascular health, obesity, diabetes, disease prevention strategies, etc.) Students will work in teams to create a station for the fair on the topic of their choosing. (15 hours) F-08  



HED 115 - Death and Dying | Course Descriptions | Monroe Community College

HED 115 - Death and Dying

A study of the dying process, death, ceremonies and rituals in many cultures. Deals with issues of loss experiences, the fear of death, understanding reactions to death, near-death experiences, euthanasia, suicide, and current practices and trends in the care and treatment of the terminally ill. Three class hours.

3 Credits



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Service Project (HED 115-003, 007, 009, 010, 011):
Students will have the option to participate in a hospice care environment, where residents of The Serenity House, Isaiah House, St. John’s Home, and Webster Comfort Care have been deemed by a medical professional as having less than three months to live. While offering support as companions to terminal individuals, their family, and their friends; MCC students will learn hands-on the  traditional philosophical and theological attitudes toward death, how persons and their families handle the dying process, the stages or phases of the dying process likely to be experienced by the terminally ill, cultural interpretations of death, religious perspectives on death, grief and coping, as well as become familiar with the needs of the terminally ill and how hospice is organized to meet those needs.  (10 hours - Option) F-08



HED 118 - Introduction to Safety and Emergency Care | Course Descriptions | Monroe Community College

HED 118 - Introduction to Safety and Emergency Care

This course emphasizes the key areas of safety, accident prevention and mitigation. Safety topics explored include home, fire, motor vehicle, occupational, recreational, school, natural and man-made disasters. Emergency care procedures are presented and students will demonstrate competency in recognition and care for breathing emergencies for adults, children, infants, one and two rescuer CPR, use of resuscitation mask, bag, valve, Automated External Defibrillator (AED), identifying and caring for life-threatening bleeding, sudden illness, and injuries. The student will receive American Red Cross Certification in CPR/AED for Professional Rescuer and Community First Aid and Safety. American Red Cross Administration Fee of $10. Three class hours.

3 Credits



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Service-Project (HED 118-CC1):
Students will be partnering with the Damon City Campus Wellness Center.
Students will develop educational stations addressing health and safety issues for the DCC Health and Wellness Fair in the Fall of 2008. (20 hours) F-08

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