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Health, Physical Education, and Recreation Courses offered at NICC

HLTH 1010 INTRODUCTION TO HEALTHCARE (1)

This class is designed to introduce students to the healthcare industry and Indian Health Services. It will include an overview of various professions within the health field as well as a basic overview of the structure of different medical organizations such as hospitals and other care facilities. In addition, it will cover topics such as role of the healthcare professional, basic medical terminology, patient protection, HIPPA and EMTALA, and professionalism. Students will also learn about teamwork, communication skills, and legal issues in the healthcare setting. (Previously known as HPR 170)

HLTH 1020 FIRST AID/CPR (1)

This is a study and application of the principles and techniques involved in the administration of First Aid. Basic life support and CPR skills are taught according to the American Heart Association or American Red Cross guidelines. Deals with prevention of accidents and emergency care and treatment that can be provided until the services of a physician or trained medical individual arrives. HLTH activity course (Previously known as HPR 171)

HLTH 1040 PHYSICAL ACTIVITY (1)

Instruction in a variety of leisure sports and activities. Activity will vary from semester to semester and may include any of the following: bowling, golf, martial arts, basketball, or other physical activity associated with lifetime wellness. HLTH activity course (Previously known as HPR 100)

HLTH 1041 SOCIAL ACTIVITY (1)

Instruction in a variety of socially centered activities. Activities will vary from semester to semester and primarily include traditional Native social activities. HLTH activity course (Previously known as HPR 101)

HLTH 1042 TRADITIONAL NATIVE AMERICAN GAMES (1)

This course is a basic class where instruction will be provided on how Native American Games such as Handgame, Moccasin Game, Kohn-su, PE-NA-GA, Boss and other games are played. HLTH activity course (Previously known as HPR 127)

HLTH 1043 BEADING (1)

This course is a basic class in the art and skill of learning to create various decorative articles, emphasizing geometric patterns and Indian designs. HLTH activity course (Previously known as HPR 135)

HLTH 1044 NATIVE AMERICAN CLOTHING DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION (1)

This course is an understanding of basic design principles and their application to clothing. Indian designs are emphasized in the construction of apparel using these principles. Participants will be instructed in all areas of design, to include personalization. The overall outcome will provide participants with the means to create design and construct the appropriate ensemble. HLTH activity course (Previously known as HPR 140)

HLTH 1045 ARCHERY/HUNTING SAFETY (1)

This course is a basic class in targeting and 3-D archery requiring no previous knowledge or skill. The focus is target and 3-D SAFETY, etiquette, sportsmanship, archery history, cultural significance and the physical, social and emotional benefits of archery. HLTH activity course (Previously known as HPR 150)

HLTH 2300 INTRODUCTION TO NUTRITION (3)

The study of the basic principles and concepts of nutrition. Topics covered include carbohydrates, lipids (fats), proteins, vitamins, minerals, energy balance, and nutrition through the life cycle. Personal nutritional analysis and the relationship between diet and disease will be addressed. (Previously known as NUT 115)

HLTH 2310 HEALTH EDUCATION AND WELLNESS (3)

In this course, health is presented to the college student as a broad, ever-changing, sometimes controversial subject. Emphasis is placed on the effect our rapidly changing environment has upon health today. An attempt is made to assist the student in intelligent personal decision-making regarding ecology, nutrition, chronic and communicable diseases, drug dependency, mental health, and human sexuality. (Previously known as HPR 231)

HLTH 2340 NATIVE AMERICAN TRADITIONAL FOODS (3)

This course engages indigenous practices and beliefs, focusing particularly on the food systems of the Native Americans of this region. Of specific interest are dynamic connections between native foods and the health of people and place, both traditionally and in societies affected by colonization and rapid cultural change, and how food systems have changed through these processes. (Previously known as NUT 201)

HLTH 2900 SPECIAL TOPICS (1-3)

(Previously known as HPR 290)

HLTH 2990 INTERNSHIP/PRACTICUM (3)

(Previously known as HPR 299)