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(F) Specific health problems confronting society today with particular reference to secondary age students, young adults, the aged.
(F, Sum) A directed field experience in some phase of health, with consideration given to both the needs and interests of the student. Opportunities will be available for practical experiences in the school situation, official health agencies, and voluntary agencies.
(F,S,Sum) Independent study for advanced students only.
Reveals the relationship needed between the school and community to promote the total health of the population. Guest speakers are secured from local, district, state, and regional agencies. Activities include field trips to local health, water and sewage treatment agencies. A wide variety of health related areas are covered including nutrition, physical fitness, drugs, alcohol, human sexuality, childhood diseases, emotional health, services of health departments, etc.
A course enabling students to research the literature in the area of health, not only to increase basic knowledge but to become aware of current trends and issues. Completion of a computer search with appropriate bibliographical citation (APA) for an assigned health topic. Development of a list of health journals appropriate for the student's grade level of teaching.
Specific health problems confronting society today, with particular reference to secondary-age students.
Accident problems in the home, in the school, at work, and on the highways are discussed with the purpose of being able to influence those who teach by preparing them in the various areas of safety. Groups specialized in a variety of safety areas, such as National Safety Council, American Red Cross, State Fire Marshal's Office, Consumer Product Advocate, Homeland Security, Department of Fish and Wildlife, and Kentucky State Police will be utilized.
Independent study in the field of health. May include practical field experience. Students failing to enroll for a period longer than two years will fall under the catalogue in effect when they return to full-time status. Students may appeal to the Vice President for Academic Affairs for exceptions to this policy.