Applied Health Science
CLASS MEETS: Monday, Wednesday 1:00 p.m. - 2:15 p.m.
INSTRUCTOR: Nancy T. Ellis, H.S.D., M.P.H., Rm 134 HPER, (812) 855-9441
Sloane, Ethel, Biology of Women, New York: John Wiley and Sons, 3rd Edition.
Current supplement to text readings; to be purchased at Indiana University Bookstore.
Physical health concerns unique to women are emphasized, including the most contemporary health issues. Special attention is devoted to each woman comfortably understanding her body, as well as to prevention, early recognition, and amelioration of potenti
al health related problems, (i.e. gynecological and menstrual health, infections, STD's, nutrition, exercise, heart disease, cancers, smoking, autoimmune disorders, cosmetic consumerism, birth control, sexuality, infertility, sexual assault).
A minimum of four exams will be given. Dates are noted on course syllabus and should serve as a guide to pace studying.
Regular punctual attendance at all class sessions is required and essential to receive a satisfactory grade and credit for the course.
Students may be required to conduct a woman's health related interview.
An assignment sheet is provided for details.
Students are required to write and submit a scholarly paper relevant to a women's health issue, preferably one of personal concern/interest to them.
All assignments and examinations will have a point value and will be announced and printed on respective document; course points will total approximately 445 points.
The following formula will be used to determine your grade at any given point in the course as well as the final grade:
Add total points earned and divide by the total points possible = %