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Date Created: 09/07/16
SOUTH CAROLINA STATE UNIVERSITY (Fall 2016 ­ Online) Instructor’s Name: Audrey McCrary­Quarles, PhD, CHES Department:  Health Sciences – Health and Physical Education   School: Graduate & Professional Studies  Course: HED 250 – African American Health Issues (online course) Instructor’s Location:  Turner Hall D­Wing Room 131 Instructor’s Office Hours:  Monday and Tuesday: 9:00 to 11:00 am;  Thursday: 2:30 – 3:30 pm;  Wednesday and Friday: By appointment only Instructor’s Telephone: (803) 516­4818  Instructor’s E­Mail: Instructor’s Fax: 803 ­ 553 – 5613 Primary Textbook:  Braithwaite, R., Taylor, S., & Treadwell, H. (2009). Health  rd Issues in the Black Community (3  Edition). San Francisco, CA: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.       Supplemental Text: N/A  I. COURSE DESCRIPTION This course is designed to provide students with an understanding and appreciation of the contributions to health and medicine by African American pioneers and to address major health issues and concerns. It will also generate an awareness of contributions by minority health professionals to the nation's health care.  II. COURSE RATIONALE AND OBJECTIVES This course will provide students with (1) an understanding of the health care system; (2) health­related problems surrounding African Americans; and (3) the need to implement health care programs to reduce and eliminate health disparities.  The course is designed to raise the awareness of the contribution African Americans have made in the field of public health to address the health issues surrounding minority populations. This course, through online instructions, discussions and/or activities contributes to the preparation of highly skilled, competent, economically and socially aware graduates to meet life’s HED 250: Course Syllabus (online) 1 challenges and demands that enables them to work and live productively in a dynamic, global society. III. COURSE COMPETENCIES 1. Identify African American pioneers and their contribution to health care. 2. List most prevalent health issues facing African Americans.  3. Discuss health concerns and problems regarding the health care system. 4. Explain the importance of healthy lifestyles in preventing premature disease and promoting wellness. 5. Explore health from a global perspective, and recognize how socioeconomic status, racial and cultural background contribute to disparities in health care and health risk. 6. Discuss the unique challenges that African Americans face in our society. 7. Examine the health issues across the life span of the African American.  8. Discuss the role of public health approaches and preventive medicine.   9. Discuss strategies for addressing health disparities among African Americans. 10. Examine ways to advocate for effective disease prevention and health promotion          programs to reduce and eliminate health disparities.  I. EXPECTED MEASURABLE OUTCOMES At the completion of this course, the student will be able to: 1. Demonstrate understanding of health issues in the black communities via exams and online activities. 2. Participate in discussion boards regarding factors that contribute to health disparities. 3. Identify socioeconomic factors that exist within African American communities that contribute to health disparities via online exams and discussion questions. 4. Participate in discussions pertaining to cultural diversities in regards to maintaining health and wellness via online activities. 5. Engage in controversial discussions via Blackboard regarding health issues and health attitudes of African Americans. 6. Examine preventive ways to enhance the health status of blacks.  7. Identify African American pioneers that contributed to improving the health care status of blacks.   II. OUTLINE OF COURSE CONTENT 1.    African American Health: Overview 2.    Without Health and Long Life All Else Fails  3.    The Health Status of Children and Adolescents 4.    The Health Status of Black Women 5.    The Health Status of Black Men HED 250: Course Syllabus (online) 2 6.    Health and Black Older Adults 7.    Stigma and Mental Health in African Americans 8.    Homicide and Violence among African American Youth 9.    Narrowing the gap Between Supply and Demand of Organs for Transplant 10.  African Americans on the Front Line of Environmental Assault 11.  The Impact of Incarceration on the Health of African Americans  12.  Hypertension in African American Communities 13.  A General Overview of Cancer in the United States 14.  Health Disparities: The Case of Diabetes 15.  Systemic Lupus Erythematosus 16.  Oral Health  17.  Substance Use Disorders in the African American Community 18.  HIV/AIDS in the Black Community  19.  Tobacco Use and the Black Community in the United States 20.  Alcohol Use and Consequences for Blacks 21.  Nutrition and Obesity  22.  Physical Activity 23.  Chiropractic Medicine  24.  The Role of Black Faith Communities in Fostering Health  25.  Community Health Workers in the Black Community  26.  Using Social Marketing to lessen Health Disparities 27.  Fostering a Social Justice Approach to Health  28.  Closing the Gap III. LIBRARY ASSIGNMENT  Student may be asked to conduct a literature review pertaining to health issues / problems that exist worldwide among African Americans and select one article to conduct a review on. Guidelines will be provided, if incorporated into the course.  IV. SPECIAL COURSE REQUIREMENTS Computer access and Internet connection Required Textbook  Knowledgeable of Blackboard I.    METHOD OF EVALUATION  Completing Online Assignments   Students are expected to complete online assignments via Blackboard as scheduled. There will be no allowances for any missed” assignments and/or exams.  Weekly assignments will be posted every Tuesday to review and due by 12 noon on the following Tuesday. Missed assignments and/or exams cannot be made up. Please review the tentative schedule attached for due dates.                  HED 250: Course Syllabus (online) 3   Discussion Boards will allow students to participate in discussion regarding various  health topics via Blackboard. Students are required to participate in all discussions.  Discussion board questions are worth 15 points each.                        Online Exams  There will be three online exams for this course. Exams will be based on material in textbook. Students will have 1 hour to complete each scheduled exam, in addition having two attempts at scoring high with the highest score recorded. Each exam is worth 100 points. If a student is not able to take an exam or complete an assignment during the assigned time frame, the students will receive a “zero.” It is the student’s responsibility to notify the instructor “prior to the cut off time” if any problems exist or if clarification is needed.   NOTE:  The   following   statement   is   in   compliance   with   the   American   with Disabilities Act (ADA). Any student who, because of a disabling condition, may require some special arrangements in order to meet course requirements should contact the instructor as soon as possible to make necessary accommodations.   “The university requests that students notify the Office of Student Disability Services (located in the Counseling and Self­Development Center, adjacent to Brooks Health Center) of any special accommodation needs at least 30 working days prior to the first day of class. This notification will help to ensure the quality and timely procurement of equipment and services requested. Students are responsible for supplying the appropriate documentation to the Office of Student Disability Services   prior   to   receiving   classroom   accommodations.   Barring   disclosure   to classroom instructors for the purpose of enhancing the learning environment, confidentiality of the in formation received will be maintained.”           If any student is having difficulty with the course material and/or anything relating    to this online course, please notify the instructor as soon as possible for assistance.    Extra Credit – Opportunities ­ Extra credit has been built into each exam.           Grading Scale           Items How Points Total  Many? per Item  Points Exams  3 100 300 Discussion Boards 8 15 120 HED 250: Course Syllabus (online) 4 Article Review 1 30 30 Total 450  Points      Poin                            Percentages_   Grades 403 ­ 450  =  90 – 100 %    A 358 ­ 402  = 80 –   89 %    B 313 ­ 357 = 70 –   79 %    C 268 ­ 312 = 60 –   69 %      D 267 & Below = 59 or less %       F How to calculate grade:   Student’s points X   100 %   = Student’s grade                                                                  450 Tentative Class Schedule HED 250 – African American Health Issues ­ Online Course   Week Date Assignments  Due Date Posted (Details in Blackboard) Every Tuesday   By 12 noon 1 8/17 Log into Blackboard and Review Syllabus Purchase Required Textbook  2 8/23 Review Course Syllabus  8/30 Read & Study Chapter 1 & 2; Take Exam #1 via Blackboard 3 8/30 Review Chapters 3 &4  9/6 Complete Discussion Board Question #1 via Blackboard Review Chapters 5 & 6  4 9/6 Complete Discussion Board Question #2 via Blackboard 9/13 5 9/13 Read and Study Chapters 7 & 11; Take Exam #2 via Blackboard 9/20 Review Chapters 8 & 9  6 9/20 9/27 Complete Discussion Board Question #3 via Blackboard 7 9/27 Review Chapter 10  10/4 Complete Discussion Board Question #4 via Blackboard HED 250: Course Syllabus (online) 5 Review Chapters 12 & 14  8 10/4 10/11 Complete Discussion Board Question #5 via Blackboard MIDTERM WEEK 9 10/11 Review Chapters 17, 18, & 19  10/18 Complete Discussion Board Question #6 via Blackboard Read and Study Chapters 20, 21, & 22 10 10/18 10/25 Take Exam # 3 via Blackboard  11 10/25 Review Chapters 24 & 26 11/1 Complete Discussion Board Question #7 via Blackboard Review Chapters 27 & 28 12 11/1 Complete Discussion Board Question #8 via Blackboard 11/8 13 11/8 Work on Article Review  N/A 14 11/15 Work on Article Review N/A 15 11/22 Thanksgiving Holiday  16 11/29 Submit 2­page Article Review   11/29 HED 250: Course Syllabus (online) 6


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