HFA 203 Responding to Emergencies (2 credits)

This course is designed to develop safety consciousness and train individuals in the skills and emergency procedures necessary to render assistance to others. It stresses the basic steps for handling cardiac emergencies with adults, infants and children, along with the first aid skills necessary for treating soft tissue injuries, bleeding control, and other sudden illnesses. All of these skills are taught under American Red Cross standards leading to certification in CPR, First Aid, and use of the Automated External Defibrillator (AED) device. This course is appropriate for home and working environments, and is not intended for professional rescuers. This course does not meet the Health or Physical Education activity requirement.

HFA 204 Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (1 credits)

Taught under American Red Cross standards, this course offers professional rescuer certification. Students will learn to provide initial care for breathing and cardiac emergencies to adults, infants and children. Included: two-rescuer CPR, use of a resuscitation mask, bag-valve-mask and AED. The course is intended for public safety personnel, athletic trainers, lifeguards emergency response teams and health care professionals. (Does not meet Health or Physical Education requirements).

PEH 100 Lifetime Physical Wellness (1 credits)

This course will provide students with an overview of wellness and physical fitness principles. Through course lectures and participation, the course will enable the student to initiate and maintain a healthy lifestyle. Topics covered include: definitions of health, wellness and disease, components of physical fitness, proper nutrition for wellness and weight management, relaxation and stress management techniques, self-responsibility as it relates to personal health, prevention and care of common injuries, and wellness throughout the lifespan.

PEH 163 Basic Weight Training for Life (1 credits)

This course is designed to give students the necessary techniques and knowledge to intelligently and safely pursue a program of weight training that will fit each student's specific needs or desires. All areas of effective weight training will be covered including proper nutrition, proper aerobic, proper anaerobic, and essential biomechanics of exercise. Free weights and weight machines will be used. There are no prerequisites to this course.

REC 102 Activity Planning I (3 credits)

This course provides students with opportunities to develop, lead, organize, and evaluate games and activities for elementary- to middle school-aged participants. Behavior management strategies are emphasized as they apply to the developmental stages of the population being served. Students are required to compose lesson plans with outcome objectives and develop safety plans based on risk assessment. On- and off-campus experiences in activity leadership are required. Prerequisite: EXR majors or permission of instructor.