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Course Catalog - Health & Safety

HEALTH & SAFETY


Health & Safety 200
Health & Safety Awareness & Application
Credit(s): 0 | Class Hours: 30 | Open Entry/Open Exit

Provides information and a discussion forum related to current and relevant health and safety topics, issues, and/or concerns. Students will use teamwork, research techniques, decision making, and communications skills to enhance learning.

Health & Safety 300
Smoking Cessation
Credit(s): 0 | Class Hours: 10 | Open Entry/Open Exit

Adheres to Clinical Practice Guidelines for treating tobacco use and dependence. This guideline has been established through evidence-based outcomes that combine nicotine replacement therapy and behavioral counseling. The course includes information on nicotine replacement therapy, rationale for cessation, identifying trigger points, coping skills and relapse prevention. The student will be encouraged to set a quit date after the first session. 

Health & Safety 850
Emergency Planning & Safety
Credit(s): 0 | Class Hours: 30 | Open Entry/Open Exit

Adheres to emergency planning and safety guidelines of appropriate federal, state and county authorities, specifically as it applies to the state of California. This course includes basic guidelines for dealing with emergency situations and handling safety issues arising from natural or man-made causes such as earthquakes, brush fires, home/building fires, freeway travel safety, floods and landslides. 

Health & Safety 875
First Aid

Credit(s): 0 | Class Hours: 9 | Open Entry/Open Exit

Provides students with general knowledge of basic first aid procedures.

Health & Safety 877
Health Issues and Concepts

Credit(s): 0 | Class Hours: 30 | Open Entry/Open Exit

Provides a basic foundation in the issues and concepts of mental health, family and social health, the stages in the life cycle, medicine and drugs, and diseases and disorders.

Health & Safety 898
Substance Abuse

Credit(s): 0 | Class Hours: 30-72 | Open Entry/Open Exit

Provides instruction in and discussion on the following components: addictive substances, physiology of addiction, coping strategies, family systems, cognitive/behavioral principles, family relationships and relapse prevention.