Service Learning Courses in Health Education


HED 116 - Issues in Child Development and Health | Course Descriptions | Monroe Community College

HED 116 - Issues in Child Development and Health

Explores health content areas, defined by the New York State Health Education Department, that affect the physical and emotional health of children. Issues that follow are addressed from an educator's or caregiver's perspective: communication skills, family life, keeping kids active, safety education, death, substance use and abuse, school violence, childhood stress, nutrition, mental health and environmental factors. This course will include the opportunity for certification in identifying and reporting suspected child abuse/maltreatment, and Safe Schools Against Violence in Education Legislation. Three class hours.

3 Credits

Course Offered Fall and Spring

Service Project HED 116-CC1, HED 116-CC2

Students in this section will partner with Rochester’s Healthy Home located at 700 Main Street in the City of Rochester. Students may participate in providing educational tours about home health hazards such as Asthma, Mold, Lead poisoning, Radon detection, etc. Or students may get involved in other needs of the home such a web development, marketing to community members, Outreach through health fairs and community neighborhood events, etc. (10 hours)



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. Three class hours.

3 Credits

Course Offered Fall and Spring

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 spring of 2007. (20 hours)



HED 130 - Foundations of Personal Health and Wellness | Course Descriptions | Monroe Community College

HED 130 - Foundations of Personal Health and Wellness

This course focuses on your personal responsibility for your health, including lifestyle factors and their relationships to well-being, behaviors, and disease. Health content areas defined by New York State Education Department are explored. Topics include nutrition, personal and community health, communication skills for productive relationships, identifying and reporting suspected child abuse/maltreatment, and Safe Schools Against Violence in Education Legislation Certification. Three class hours.

3 Credits

Course Offered Fall and Spring

Service Project HED 130-CC1

Students in this section will partner with Rochester’s Healthy Home located at 700 Main Street in the City of Rochester. Students may participate in providing educational tours about home health hazards such as Asthma, Mold, Lead poisoning, Radon detection, etc. Or students may get involved in other needs of the home such a web development, marketing to community members, Outreach through health fairs and community neighborhood events, etc. (10 hours)



HED 209 - Drugs and Behavior | Course Descriptions | Monroe Community College

HED 209 - Drugs and Behavior

This course is designed to inform the student about the issue of chemical dependencies. Basic pharmacology in addition to the biological, psychological and sociological reasons for drug-seeking behavior will be discussed. Topics pertaining to both legal and illegal drug use, abuse and dependency will be covered. This will be accomplished through the use of lectures, videos, class discussions and reaction papers. Three class hours.

3 Credits

Course Offered Fall and Spring

Service Project HED 209-004

Students will prepare stations to inform and educate students on Drugs and Alcohol use.  The stations will be open to all MCC students, faculty, staff and anyone interested in learning more about Drugs and Alcohol use and abuse in regards to: stimulants, depressants, alcohol, DWI Laws, and more. (10 hours)

 

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