Health Education (HED)

HED 1350  Dimensions of Health Science Studies  (3)  
Pre-requisite(s): Health Sciences Studies major only  

This course, mandatory for all Health Science Studies majors, presents essential introductory information to prepare the student for success in determining a field of study and pursuing a healthcare career including knowledge of the healthcare environment, qualifications for pursing specific fields, professionalism expectations, the importance of communications, cultural competence in healthcare, the use of professional literature, and the basics of healthcare ethics.

HED 3300  Clinical Skills Training and Assessment  (3)  
Pre-requisite(s): Students must have upper-level standing and be a Health Science Studies major  

Students from other majors will require consent of the instructor. Introduces the concepts and techniques of performing a multi-system physical assessment, collecting a patient history, and documenting subjective history and objective findings.

HED 3311  Essentials of Ethics in Healthcare  (3)  
Cross-listed as HP 3311  

See HP 3311 for course information.

HED 3V50  Clinical Research Collaboration  (1-3)  
Pre-requisite(s): Instructor approval  

The purpose of this course is to allow undergraduate Health Science Studies students the opportunity to work with a clinical research professional and participate in the clinical research process.

HED 4305  A Biblical Theology of Suffering for Health Care Providers  (3)  
Cross-listed as MH 4305  
Pre-requisite(s): Upper level standing; REL 1310 and REL 1350  

A study of the biblical meanings and purposes of suffering with theological reflections and application to those served by health care professionals with consideration to disability-related ministries.

HED 4V80  Professional Internship in Health  (1-6)  
Pre-requisite(s): Junior standing, must be approved by the Health Science Studies Program Director, HHPR Internship Director and Center for Global Engagement  

Designed to provide students with planned experiences with professionals in various health, allied health and/or community health settings including public, private, and health agencies.