Campus and Apothecary Shoppe
5005 S. Macadam Ave.
Portland, OR 97239
Monday through Friday
8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. PST
This course is designed to develop the understanding, attitudes, and practices that contribute to better individual and community health. Starting with topics related to personal health, students will consider issues relating to physical health, psychological health, social health, intellectual health, spiritual health, and environmental health. In addition, we will explore ways to achieve better health through models of health behavior change, and will look at examination theories and case studies of risk communication campaigns and strategies. Additional module topics include: psychological health, stress management, violence and abuse, reproductive health, relationships, drug abuse, nutrition, weight management, physical fitness, environmental health, aging and dying, heart disease, and cancer.
Discuss key components of health and wellness, including personal physical health and emotional health, as well as community health issues.
Use critical thinking skills to analyze, synthesize, and evaluate health information.
Develop strategies for communicating health messages.
Develop strategies for improving healthcare messages relating to the key health and wellness issues.
Required Course Pack:
The HLTH 101 Practical Lab Kit includes the following experiential learning supplies:
*Note: The HLTH 101 coursework requires 10ml total of Lavender and Rosemary essential oils.
View the required textbooks for this class, including ISBN, edition, and retail price, by visiting our Required Textbooks page.
Total Course Price:
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Minimum of a high school diploma or equivalency and recommendation for admission by the ACHS Admissions Committee.