CPS0809 Contemporary Health Issues Version: 08-09


 
Scholastic Area that Course Is Active In: Health

Strand: Health Concepts


 
HSH1 Health Concepts
Students will comprehend concepts related to health promotion and disease prevention to enhance health
Element: HSH1a (Personal Health)
The learner will understand the importance of health and wellness and how it affects their quality of life.
Element: HSH1b (Mental/Emotional Health)
The learner will develop and practice effective coping skills.
Element: HSH1c (Mental/Emotional Health)
The learner will analyze stress and its effects on all aspects of health and wellness.
Element: HSH1d (Mental/Emotional Health)
The learner will identify factors that promote a positive self-image.
Element: HSH1e (Mental/Emotional Health)
The learner will analyze how behavior is linked to emotional, intellectual, physical, and social health.
Element: HSH1f (Mental/Emotional Health)
The learner will critique how family and peer relations influence the health of individuals.
Element: HSH1g (Nutrition & Personal Health)
The learner will identify the six basic nutrients and their effects on the body.
Element: HSH1h (Nutrition & Personal Health)
The learner will evaluate nutrition labels and determine the value of the food choice.
Element: HSH1i (Nutrition & Personal Health)
The learner will plan meals utilizing the food guide pyramid.
Element: HSH1j (Safety)
The learner will understand the importance of proper first aid responses to both threatening and non-threatening injuries.
Element: HSH1k (Safety)
The learner will demonstrate the ability to properly respond to life-threatening cardio-pulmonary emergencies.
Element: HSH1l (Safety)
The learner will analyze the impact the internet use has on personal safety.
Element: HSH1m (Human Growth)
The learner will explain the basic structures and functions of the male and female reproduction systems.
Element: HSH1n (Human Growth)
The learner will analyze the prenatal development and delivery of the fetus.
Element: HSH1o (Human Growth)
The student will trace the physical and emotional developments from birth to death.
Element: HSH1q (Human Growth)
The learner will hypothesize how abstinence will affect their future.
Element: HSH1r (Disease Prevention)
The learner will explain the causes, symptoms, and treatment of common communicable diseases.
Element: HSH1s (Disease Prevention)
The learner will explain the causes, symptoms, and treatment of inherited and lifestyle diseases.
Element: HSH1t (Disease Prevention)
The learner will explain the causes, symptoms, and methods of transmission, and treatment of sexual transmitted infections.
Element: HSH1u (Substance Use/Abuse)
The learner will differentiate the use, misuse and abuse of over the counter, prescription and illegal drugs.
Element: HSH1v (Substance Use/Abuse)
The learner will analyze the physcial effects and consequences of alcohol, tobacco and illegal drugs.
Element: HSH1w (Substance Use/Abuse)
(Substance Use/Abuse) The learner will understand the social and emotional repercussions of substance abuse.
 

Strand: Life Skills


 
HSH2 Influences of Family, Peers, Culture, Media, and Technology
Students will analyze the influence of family, peers, culture, media, technology, and other factors on health behaviors
Element: HSH2a (Personal Health)
The learner will evaluate how the school and local community can influence personal health behaviors.
Element: HSH2b (Mental/Emotional)
The learner will use strategies to recognize how the media has an influence on society.
Element: HSH2c (Nutrition)
The learner will evaluate the media's influence on nutritional choices.
Element: HSH2d (Safety)
The learner will recognize how the misuse of technology can compromise their personal safety.
Element: HSH2e (Personal Health)
The learner will identify the media's influence on values and behaviors.
Element: HSH2f (Personal Health)
The learner will analyze how family/culture will influence personal behaviors.
 

 
HSH3 Access Valid Health Information
Students will demonstrate the ability to access valid information and products and services to enhance
Element: HSH3a (Personal Health)
The learner will identify resources for prevention and treatment of health issues.
Element: HSH3b (Personal Health)
The learner will critique the validity of health information, products and services.
Element: HSH3c (Personal Health)
The learner will determine when professional health services may be required.
 

 
HSH4 Communication Skills
Students will demonstrate the ability to use interpersonal communication skills to enhance health and avoid or reduce health risks
Element: HSH4a (Mental/Emotional, HGD)
The learner will demonstrate communication skills effectively with family, peers, and others.
Element: HSH4b (Mental/Emotional, HGD)
The learner will apply conflict resolution strategies.
Element: HSH4c (HGD, Disease Prevention, Substance Abuse)
The learner will identify and apply refusal and negotiation skills to prevent risky behaviors.
 

 
HSH5 Decision Making Skills
Students will demonstrate the ability to use decision-making skills to enhance health
Element: HSH5a (Personal Health)
The learner will know and apply a decision-making process when making choices. (Give thought to the problem, Review your choices, Evaluate the consequences, Assess and choose the best choice, and Think it over afterward).
 

 
HSH6 Goal Setting Skills
Students will demonstrate the ability to use goal-setting skills to enhance health
Element: HSH6a (Personal Health)
The learner will apply a goal-setting process to develop an effective long term health plan (.i.e. "SMART" (Specific, Measurable, Attainable, Realistic, and Timely)
Element: HSH6b (Personal Health)
The learner will assess personal health practices and overall health status.
 

 
HSH7 Health Enhancing Behaviors
Students will demonstrate the ability to practice health-enhancing behaviors and avoid or reduce health risks
Element: HSH7a (Mental/Emotional)
The learner will participate in self esteem building activities.
Element: HSH7b (Nutrition)
The learner will identify the long term benifits of a balanced diet.
Element: HSH7c (Safety)
The learner will properly demonstrate Red Cross CPR skills.
Element: HSH7d (HGD, Disease Prevention)
The learner will identify and plan ways to avoid risky sexual situations.
Element: HSH7e (Substance Abuse)
The learner will recognize the consequences of using addictive substances.
 

 
HSH8 Advocacy
Students will demonstrate the ability to advocate for personal, family, and community health
Element: HSH8a (Personal Health)
The learner will demonstrate how to promote living a healthy lifestyle.
Element: HSH8b (Personal Health)
The learner will demonstrate how to generate a positive influence on others around them.
 

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