Health and Safety Courses
Kathy Browder, Dept. Head, Dept. of Movement Sciences (101 Phys. Ed. Bldg. 83844-2401; phone 208/885-7921).
H&S 150 Wellness Lifestyles (3 cr)
Health concepts and strategies that affect one's wellness; emphasis on personal responsibility and life-style choices.
H&S 200 (s) Seminar (cr arr)
H&S 203 (s) Workshop (cr arr)
H&S 204 (s) Special Topics (cr arr)
H&S 232 Medical Terminology (2 cr)
Intro to basic concepts of medical terminology and symbols related to medical and allied health professionals.
H&S 245 Introduction to Athletic Injuries (3 cr)
Special fee course. Athletic training; recognition, evaluation, general care of athletic injuries; adhesive strapping. Two lec and one lab a wk.
H&S 288 First Aid: Emergency Response (2 cr)
Emergency care of injuries resulting from accidents or illness; administration of oxygen and blood pressure measurements. Qualified students will be awarded two certificates: American Red Cross Emergency Response and American Red Cross CPR for the Professional Rescuer. Certification/lab fee reqd. Two lec and 1 hr of lab a wk.
H&S 289 Drugs in Society (2 cr)
Legal implications, values, and physical, social, and emotional factors involved in the use and abuse of drugs in society.
H&S 299 (s) Directed Study (cr arr)
H&S 311 Acquaintance Rape (2-3 cr)
Overview of acquaintance sexual assault and rape, related research and statistics, impact on victims, socialization process of gender role stereotyping, exploration of myths and misconceptions, psychology of perpetrators, legal definitions, and avoidance strategies. Students give a set number of presentations to living groups. (Spring only)
H&S 316 Community & Global Health (2 cr)
Analysis of major public health problems and issues, including environmental health issues, as they affect communities locally, regionally, nationally, and globally. Introduction to agencies, facilities, programs, and careers in community health and health care. (Spring only)
Prereq: H&S 150
H&S 350 Stress Management and Mental Health (2 cr)
Application of behavioral stress management techniques that have the potential to relieve mental and physical stress; emphasis on development of skills related to mental and physical health.
H&S 390 Athletic Training High School Clinical Experience (1 cr)
Guided observation, supervised instruction, and comprehensive team and independent teaching in high school athletic training setting. Emphasis is on supervised clinical orthopedic/general medical conditions and disabilities, injuries and illnesses. Students receive supervised clinical experience in Athletic Training under the supervision of NATA Certified Athletic Trainers.
H&S 391 Athletic Training Sports Medicine Clinical Experience (1 cr)
Guided observation, supervised instruction, and comprehensive team and independent teaching in a sports medicine clinical setting. Emphasis is on evaluation and rehabilitation of clinical orthopedic conditions (injuries and disabilities). Students receive supervised clinical experience in Athletic Training under the supervision of NATA Certified Athletic Trainers, Physical Therapists and Exercise Physiologists.
H&S 392 Athletic Training General Medical & Orthopedic Clinical Experience (1 cr)
Guided observation, supervised instruction, and comprehensive team and independent teaching in a medical practice setting. Emphasis is on supervised clinical orthopedic/general medical conditions and disabilities, injuries and illnesses. Students receive supervised clinical experience in Athletic Training under the supervision of NATA Certified Athletic Trainers, Physicians, Physician Assistants, and Nurses.
H&S 400 (s) Seminar (cr arr)
H&S 403 (s) Workshop (cr arr)
H&S 404 (s) Special Topics (cr arr)
H&S 412 Emergency Response Instructorship (1 cr)
Develop skills and knowledge to train others in emergency response. Successful participants will receive emergency response instructor certification. (Fall only)
H&S J423/J523 School Health Education Methods and Administration (3 cr)
Curriculum design, organization and administration, methods and strategies, and resource materials for teaching health in school health settings. Team leadership project and activity required for graduate credit. (Fall only)
H&S 431 Practicum: Student Teaching (7 or 14 cr)
Supervised student teaching at the intermediate and/or secondary levels (grades 6 through 12). Double majors select the 7-cr option; all other students select the 14-cr option. Graded P/F.
Prereq: Admission to teacher education, H&S 323, ED 312 and 314, cumulative GPA of 2.5, and Perm of department. (Submit application to director of clinical experiences in the College of Education by December 1 of the school year before enrolling.)
H&S 450 Critical Health Issues (3 cr)
Provides a sampling of information that represents the current and projected trends in health; students will gain an understanding of broad public health issues and what strategies would be useful to address these problems.
H&S 451 Psychosocial Determinants of Health (3 cr)
Investigates the social, emotional, intellectual, social, and spiritual factors influencing health behaviors. Emphasis is placed on understanding and evaluating the biopsychosocial model and the interrelation between one's physical, psychological, and social well being.
Prereq: HPRD 351 or Permission
H&S 455 Design & Analysis of Research in HPERD (3 cr)
Same as PEP 455 and Rec 455. This course is designed to survey the basic types of research methods often found in health, physical education, sport science, and recreation. A variety of research designs and computerized statistical analyses are studied to help students understand the systematic nature of problem solving. Various research problems as they relate to health, physical education, recreation, and human performance are discussed for the purpose of identifying the broad and diverse nature of research in the movement, leisure, and health professions. (Spring only)
Prereq: Junior or Senior standing
H&S 462 General Medicine for Physically Active Individuals (1 cr)
This course covers the understanding, recognition, and treatment along with the appropriate referral process for general medical conditions and disabilities that the entry-level athletic trainer may encounter in the physically active population that they serve. Conditions are presented for the integumentary, cardiovascular, respiratory, endocrine, digestive, urinary, musculoskeletal, reproductive, nervous, and lymphatic/immunity systems. Relevant medical diagnostic testing and referral are also included.
H&S 463 Pharmacology for Physically Active Individuals (1 cr)
This course covers the knowledge, skills, and ethical basis that entry-level certified athletic trainers must possess in pharmacological applications, including awareness of the indications, contraindications, precautions and interactions of medications and the governing of the regulations relevant to the treatment of injuries to and illnesses of physically active individuals.
H&S 464 Athletic Training Lower Extremity Evaluation (3 cr)
Advanced lower extremity injury evaluation theory and techniques in athletic training.
Prereq: H&S 245, Admission into clinical portion of ATEP; or Permission
H&S 466 Athletic Training Upper Extremity Evaluation (3 cr)
Advanced upper extremity injury evaluation theory and techniques in athletic training. (Spring only)
H&S 467 Athletic Training Rehabilitation (3 cr)
Advanced injury rehabilitation theory and techniques in athletic training. (Spring only)
H&S 468 Athletic Training Modalities (3 cr)
Advanced theory and techniques of modality use in athletic training. (Fall only)
Prereq: H&S 245 and admission to the clinical portion of ATEP; or Permission
H&S 469 Athletic Training Organization and Administration (3 cr)
The organization and administration of athletic training programs.
Prereq: H&S 245, and admission to the clinical portion of ATEP; or Permission
H&S 470 Seminar in Athletic Training (2 cr)
Capstone course designed to prepare students for entry into Athletic Training profession. Additional items include preparation for NATABOC national examination, career development, portfolio and resume completion, professionalism and other ethics, and various professional topics. (Spring, Alt/yrs)
H&S 484 Internship in Health Teaching (1-15 cr)
Guided observation and mentoring, supervised instruction, and comprehensive team and independent teaching in a school setting for a total of one semester.
Prereq: EDCI 302 and Permission
H&S 490 Health Promotion (3 cr)
Examines the philosophical, ethical and theoretical foundations of the professional practice of health promotion in school, community, and work site settings, as well as in health promotion consultant activities. Emphasis will be placed on facilitating prepared units/lessons to respective target populations such as students, employees, patients, or community members. (Spring only)
Prereq: H&S 450 or Permission
H&S 495 (s) Practicum (1 cr, max arr)
Tutorial services performed by advanced students under faculty supervision. Graded P/F.
H&S 498 Internship (1-9 cr)
Supervised field work.
Prereq: Senior standing
H&S 499 (s) Directed Study (cr arr)
H&S 501 (s) Seminar (cr arr)
H&S 502 (s) Directed Study (cr arr)
H&S 503 (s) Workshop (cr arr)
H&S 504 (s) Special Topics (cr arr)
H&S 505 (s) Professional Development (cr arr)
Credit earned in this course will not be accepted toward grad degree programs.
H&S 523 School Health Education Methods and Administration (3 cr)
See H&S J423/J523.
H&S 535 Principles of Behavior Change (3 cr)
Examines the major theories and models developed to explain health behavior, explore intervention strategies designed to bring about behavior change; examine ethical considerations inherent in efforts to change behavior, and evaluate research involving behavior change strategies.