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2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog 
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HLTH 201 - Women’s Health

Number of Credits: 3
Examine the latest scientific developments affecting the lives of women in contemporary society. Through a multidisciplinary approach, investigate women’s health issues and strategies for making informed personal decisions. Prerequisite: ENGL-101. Three hours lecture each week. Three credits. Three billable hours. Offered Fall, Spring and Summer terms. GENERAL EDUCATION and DIVERSITY (Fall, Spring & Summer Only)

Diversity: Meets Diversity Requirement.
GENERAL EDUCATION Category: General Education Elective

Pre-requisite(s): eligibility for ENGL 101 .
Course Objectives: Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
  1. Describe key historical events that shaped the women’s health movement, women’s rights and women in the workplace. (GE1, PG4)
  2. Compare recommended health screenings for women based on age and ethnicity. (GE2, GE6, PG4)
  3. Interpret wellness assessment data to develop goals and strategies. (GE2, GE7, PG1, PG2, PG5)
  4. Evaluate contraceptive methods and sexual practices among various female populations. (GE2, PG2, PG4)
  5. Examine health before, during and after pregnancy and from perimenopause to menopause. (PG1)
  6. Recognize signs, symptoms and treatment of sexually transmitted infections and diseases. (PG1, PG2)
  7. Assess nutrition, physical activity and chronic disease risk factors. (GE1, PG1, PG2)
  8. Assess mental health and stressors that impact wellness in various female populations. (GE2, PG1, PG2, PG3)
  9. Delineate signs and symptoms of substance use, misuse, abuse and addiction. (PG2)
  10. Create a research-based presentation on a women’s health topic. (GE1, GE2, GE4, PG3, PG4)

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