Health and PE
DESCRIPTION: This course is designed toward the preventive health concept. The entire body, i.e., endocrine, digestive, respiratory, reproductive, skeletal, muscular, systems, etc., is studied through a physiological systems approach to foster an understanding of the function and subsequent proper maintenance of the body. In addition, genetics, emergency care, mental/emotional health, environmental hazards, drugs, communicable diseases, nutrition, cancer, health careers/services are studied in relation to our present society. The class format includes lectures, guest speakers, a variety of audio-visual aids including films, filmstrips, VCR, slides, special projects, and class assignments. Students are certified according Red Cross standards, in adult airway obstruction (conscious and unconscious) and one-rescuer CPR.