PEA RIDGE HIGH SCHOOL

Address: 781 W. Pickens Pea Ridge, AR 72751

Phone: 1-800-451-1343

Fax: 1-479-431-6093

Pea Ridge School District does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, national origin or disability in any of its policies, practices or procedures.

Health

480000

Health and PE

Teacher(s):
John King

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.