101 FIRST AID
1 Unit
HLTH 101 covers prevention and cause of accidents or sudden illness. It meets the requirements of the American Red Cross for certification in Community First Aid and CPR.
Lecture/demonstration 2 hours. (8 weeks)
Prerequisite: None.
Transfer credit: CSU, UC, USC 

102 STANDARD FIRST AID AND CPR
3 Units
HLTH 102 covers the proper care for emergencies involving adults, children and infants.  Students gain the knowledge and skills necessary in an emergency to help sustain life and minimize the consequences of injury or sudden illness until advanced medical help arrives.  The course includes first aid, cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR), automated external defibrillator (AED), injury management, and disease transmission prevention.  This course meets the requirements of the American Red Cross for certification in First Aid/ CPR/ AED school and community.
Lecture/demonstration 3 hours.
Prerequisite: None.
Transfer credit: CSU, UC, USC

104 HEALTH EDUCATION
3 Units
HLTH 104 covers current issues in health and their effects upon the quality of human life.  The course emphasizes the holistic approach to health and wellness and explores the latest concepts in nutrition, disease prevention, mental health and stress management, sexual relationships and lifestyles, drug use and abuse, and consumer and environmental health issues.  Instruction focuses on individual responsibility for wellness, cultural diversity, and effective interpersonal communication.
Lecture 3 hours.
Prerequisite: Eligibility for ENGL 189 or ESL 133 or equivalent
Recommended Preparation: Eligibility for ENGL 191 or ESL 141, and completion of LIB 191.
Note: This course may not be taken for credit by students who have completed HLTH 106 or PSYCH.

106 WOMEN’S HEALTH EDUCATION
3 Units
HLTH 106 explores the various dimensions of health as they relate to women, with an emphasis on personal and social concerns of women's past and present health trends. Topics explored include disease development, fitness and nutrition, substance abuse, reproductive health, and age-associated changes.  A preventive care approach is taken for promotion of lifetime wellness and enhanced quality of life. The holistic model of wellness is examined with exploration of psychological, physiological, and social barriers to women's health. This course is open to students of all genders.
Lecture: 3 hours
Prerequisite: Eligibility for ENGL 189 or ESL 133 or equivalent
Recommended Preparation: Eligibility for ENGL 191 or ESL 141, and completion of LIB 191.
Note: This course may not be taken for credit by students who have completed HLTH 104 or PSYCH 111.
Transfer credit: CSU, UC, USC

128 NUTRITION FOR PHYSICAL FITNESS AND DISEASE PREVENTION
3 Units
HLTH 128 examines the relationship between nutrition, physical fitness and disease risk in various populations. The impact of food choices on body physiology is explored as it pertains to disease risk and exercise performance. The process of metabolism as a means toward energy production for physical activity and weight managements discussed. Other topics covered include specifics of nutrition labeling, eating disorders, body composition, fitness guidelines, and ergogenic aids.
Lecture 3 hours.
Recommended preparation: Biology 115 or equivalent.
Transfer credit: CSU, UC, USC

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