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Health Education: Personal Health and Wellness


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This course is designed to offer an overview, within the context of the community and the Canadian health care system, of the physical, social, mental, environmental, and spiritual aspects of personal health and wellness. Topics include nutrition, exercise, stress management, weight management, eating disorders, common health problems and their prevention, and primary health care. This course includes an individualized analysis of personal health issues and physical fitness. Students will be expected to demonstrate knowledge of the concepts of health and wellness, describe their dimensions, and plan, implement and report on a specific wellness plan or project as it relates to their own life.

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