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Health Education

About courses in Health Education.

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Courses and Descriptions


HE-01 Teaching and Learning About HIV in the 21st Century Classroom

HIV constitutes an increasing threat to the health of students of all ages. There are standards for teaching about HIV and AIDS for all grade levels. This course is designed for educators of any grade level and content area that want to learn the most up-to-date information about HIV/AIDS, and how to teach it to your students. You will learn about the basic life history of the HIV virus, as well as its transmission, treatment, and extent of the disease. You will also explore best practices for methodology and instructional design to incorporate this new knowledge into your current health curricula, and deliver it to your students.
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HE-03 Addressing Student Concussions and Mild Traumatic Brain Injuries at School

This course provides an overview of the medical, legal, and policy issues for addressing student concussions and mild traumatic brain injuries at school. Participants will learn about medical definitions for the spectrum of traumatic brain injuries which include concussions, the signs and symptoms of these injuries, the actions that should be taken when such injuries are suspected in students, and some available treatments. The course will also cover New Hampshire laws regarding head injuries in student sports and school policies addressing this topic. Prevention and ways to educate students, parents, coaches, teachers, nurses, administrators, and staff about student concussions and mild traumatic brain injuries will also be addressed.
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Online Course Model

Online Course Orientation
All OPEN NH courses begin with an optional face-to-face orientation, allowing participants to become familiar with course login procedures and overall course requirements. Orientation to the course continues online during the first week, so that participants become familiar with course expectations and get acquainted with their instructor and fellow classmates.

Online Content and Practice
Following the orientation, courses continue for six weeks, emphasizing theory-to-practice applications. Course work includes online discussions, reflections, readings, and projects. Course participants receive a certificate of participation that may be applied to their individual professional development plans.

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Course Offerings
Courses are not offered during all sessions. View complete session schedule for details of course offerings in each session.

Course Content
Course syllabi are available online to review. The link to the syllabus is available under the course description in each course category. You can also view the complete list of course syllabi links on the Course Syllabus Page.


Self Paced Tutorials

On Your Own e-Learning
While our regular course registration fee is $130, we also offer self-paced tutorials at even lower cost. These tutorials have an assessment component and will earn you professional development CEUs after successful completion. District cohort deals are also available. View the full list of available tutorials and all the details about them on the Self Paced Tutorials Page.

NH Department of Education Tutorials
The New Hampshire Department of Education is committed to providing guidance and service to schools and districts. OPEN NH offers free online tutorials that support NHDOE initiatives and programs.

Institutes in a Box
As part of the NH Digital Resources Consortium, OPEN NH is hosting the online workshops and Institutes.

Coming Soon.

Conservation Education
As part of the NH Environmental Literacy Plan implementation, OPEN NH is hosting freely accessible tutorials on Conservation Education.

Free Tutorials
There are also free tutorials available, which do not earn CEUs. These will help introduce you to the online learning environment and introduce you to our course model and content. Click on the Moodle Course Login link in the Upper Right hand corner and select "Self Paced Tutorials".



Last updated May 16, 2016