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HNSC 1100 (Millsaps) (Fall 2022): Home

Personal and Community Health OER

Professor Information

  • Instructor: Lisa Millsaps-Graham, PhD, MPH
  • Office location: Online
  • Office hrs: Mon (evening): 5:30-7:00pm Wed (evening): 5:30-7:00pm
  • Remote office hrs via: Google Voice, Blackboard Ultra Chat, Zoom or email
  • Contact emails:
  • Office phone: Google Voice number 347-395-5493 (You can text there too)

  • Number: HNSC 1100 Section: 5369 (3 credits)
  • Name: Personal and Community Health Semester
  • Semester: Fall 2022
  • Class time: Online asynchronous
  • Class meeting: Online asynchronous
  • Class location: Online

Course General Info

Basic health concepts. Personal responsibility for health maintenance and improvement for individuals, families, and communities. *Starting Fall 2019 Satisfies Pathways Flexible Core Scientific World requirement.

By the end of the semester, students will be able to:

  • Identify and utilize reliable sources of personal and community health resources.
  • Identify the major behavioral, environmental social, medical determinants of health highlighting the impact on class and race/ethnicity.
  • Identify risk factors of ill-health and strategies to enhance health status in all communities.

By the end of this course students will be able to:

  • Apply scientific knowledge to assess critically health data/information and indicators of health status at individual, societal, and structural levels.
  • Demonstrate analytical and communication skills for diverse audiences.
  • Demonstrate basic knowledge of health concepts and evidence-based practice for use in the academic context.
  • Demonstrate the importance of professional behavior, ethics, and human rights.

Required Texts

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Our class uses Open Education Resources (OER) in replacement of the textbooks and is therefore a Zero Cost course. This means there is no textbook students need to purchase. All materials are on the course website.