Courses of Study: Health Science

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Health Science (2009)
Grade(s): 9 - 12
Health Promotion and Wellness
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1.) Analyze an individual's health status to determine placement on the health-illness continuum.

•  Comparing passive and active strategies of health promotion
Examples: passive—fluoridation of drinking water, fortification of homogenized milk with vitamin D

- active—smoking cessation, weight control, medical check-up

•  Outlining positive health promotion practices related to each body system
Examples: integumentary system—skin self-examination, sunscreen application

- cardiovascular system—healthy diet, exercise, blood pressure control, smoking cessation

- reproductive system—annual mammogram after age forty, prostate examination

Health Science (2009)
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2.) Distinguish between holistic care and disease-oriented care.

Health Science (2009)
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3.) Differentiate between acute and chronic illnesses.

Health Science (2009)
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4.) Analyze social and environmental concerns to determine their effect on personal health and wellness.

Examples: high crime rate and quality of life, air pollution and lung disorders, second-hand smoke and respiratory illnesses, noise pollution and hearing loss, hazardous wastes and carcinogens

Health Science (2009)
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5.) Distinguish among the levels of Maslow's hierarchy of needs to determine the priority of basic human needs.

Health Science (2009)
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6.) Identify stages of the Change Model.

Health Science (2009)
Grade(s): 9 - 12
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7.) Identify the components of a client's health history.

Health Science (2009)
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8.) Describe the Health Belief Model.

Health Science (2009)
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9.) Identify internal and external variables that influence health beliefs and practices.

Examples: internal—religion, genetics, developmental stage

- external—media, peers, socioeconomic background

Health Science (2009)
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10.) Identify the three levels of prevention in health care delivery systems.

Examples: primary—health education programs, immunizations programs

- secondary—hearing and vision screening, mammograms

- tertiary—cardiac rehabilitation, diabetes management classes

Health Science (2009)
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11.) Explain safety practices required in health care agencies.

Examples: washing hands, wearing plastic gloves during food preparation, practicing proper disposal of hazardous materials