• Health Syllabus

    1.PREPARATORY
    a. mental as well as physical well-being
    b. appraising own health status
    c. age related health risks
    d. stress management
     
    2. NUTRITION/WEIGHT MANAGEMENT
    a. dietary guidelines
    b. accessing own nutrition/weight status
    c. consumer issues
    d. body image
    e. eating disorders
     
    3. SUBSTANCE ABUSE (WILL BE TAUGHT IN CONJUCTION WITH PROJECT NORTHLAND)
    a. health risks associated with alcohol, tobacco and drugs
    b. resources for those with problems caused by addiction
    c. resistance training to avoid drug use
     
    4. FAMILY LIFE (A LETTER WILL NOTIFY PARENTS BEFORE UNIT BEGINS)
     a. myths
    b. abstinence
    c. birth control (boys and girls separated)
    d. sexually transmitted diseases
    e. personal responsibility and decision making
    f. refusal skills
    g. reproduction (boys and girls separated)
    h. AIDS education
     
    5. PROTECTING SELF AND OTHERS
     a. first aid (bleeding, etc.)
    b. rescue breathing
    c. choking
    d. CPR
    e. Poisons