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Health, Physical Education, and Recreation Courses offered at NICC

HPR 100 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.

HPR 101 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.

HPR 127 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.

HPR 135 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.

HPR 140 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.

HPR 150 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.

HPR 170 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.

HPR 171 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. (HPR activity course)

HPR 231 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.

HPR 290 SPECIAL TOPICS (1-3)

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HPR 299 INTERNSHIP/PRACTICUM (3)

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