2011-2013 Undergraduate Catalog

Course Descriptions

Health and Human Performance
Health & Human Performance
(406) 657-2370

HHP 212 First Responder Emergency Care
3 cr. Prerequisite: Basic First Aid preferred. (Sp)  Covers first responder techniques, equipment, and prevention content areas are covered.  Development of first responder skills, including assessment, surveys, treatment, and prevention techniques.  Specialized areas of pre-professional CPR, oxygen therapy, resuscitation mask, and spinal back boarding are included.  Awards certification for First Responder and CPR upon successful completion of requirements.

HHP 364 Research Methods in Health and Human Performance

3 cr. (F, Sp)  Provides students with experience and knowledge which will allow them to critically analyze and evaluate completed research in health and human performance.  Examines methods of assessment, prescription, and evaluation in health and human performance activities.

HHP 435 Health Aspects of Aging
3 cr. (odd F)  Addresses the rapidly increasing need for specialized knowledge of health promotion for an aging society (in 2020, 20% of the US population will be 65 or older).  Introduces the epidemiology of aging and age-related disorders, including overviews of the public health impact of an aging society and the demographics and biology of aging.  Covers the strategies for prevention of age-related disorders and options to improve the quality of life through health enhancement.

HHP 455 Technological Applications in the Health Sciences
3 cr.  Explores current and future uses of technology in health promotion fields.  Examples of application include:  health promotion and the Internet, computer-assisted learning, computer health assessments, common applications in health promotion (i.e., spreadsheet, database, presentation, and desktop publishing software).

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