- Course Number:
- HE 213
- Course Title:
- Men's Health
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Course DescriptionExamines general and specific men's health issues such as heart disease, prostate disorders, impotence and sexual dysfunction, HIV disease, human relationships and accidents/violence from a holistic wellness perspective. Audit available.
Intended Outcomes for the course
- Recognize current significant mens health issues in the United States Evaluate societal and behavioral factors that contribute or inhibit mens health.
- Use self appraisal and reflection to determine well-defined goals in order to achieve behavior change.
Outcome Assessment Strategies
- Written examination
- Critical analysis of material
- Journaling and self assessment
- Group problem solving
- Classroom activities and discussion
- Online discussion and presentation
Course Content (Themes, Concepts, Issues and Skills)
- problem solving
- decision making
- oral and written communication
- computer literacy
- cooperative group work
- values clarification
- reflective writing
Information Access Skills
- collect qualitative and quantitative data
- access current information
- evaluate validity
THEMES, CONCEPTS, IDEAS
- Analyze societal and cultural context for masculinity.
- Understand cultural ,social and environmental influences and their effect on masculinity.
- Demonstrate knowledge of mens physical and emotional health conditions from a treatment and prevention perspective.
- Demonstrate knowledge of mens cardiovascular health and mens cancers. Understand gender differences in life expectancy.
- Demonstrate knowledge of current issues in mens sexual health.
- Analyze the influence of social class and race on masculinity and mens health.
- Explore current research in Mens Health.
- Apply Transtheoretical Model of behavior change.
- Understand behavior factors that contribute or inhibit personal health.