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Health for Life - PPZ3C

ILC Course Code: PPZ3C-A

Grade 11, College Preparation, 1.0 credit

Course Description

In this course, you will examine the factors that influence your own health practices and behaviours as well as those factors that contribute to the development of healthy communities. It emphasizes the concept of wellness, which addresses all aspects of well-being – physical, cognitive, emotional, spiritual, and social – and promotes healthy eating, physical activity, and building and maintaining a positive sense of self. You will develop the skills necessary to make healthy choices and create a personal wellness plan. You will also design initiatives that encourage others to lead healthy, active lives. This course prepares you for college programs in health sciences, fitness, wellness, and health promotion.

Online Submission

Online submission of course work is required for this course using Microsoft Word © or OpenOffice Writer.

Unit 1: Your health and wellness Part A

Lesson 1 - What is wellness?

Lesson 2 - Assessing your wellness and starting to plan

Unit 2: Your health and wellness Part B

Lesson 3 - Changing behaviour

Lesson 4 - Prevention and treatment of disease

Lesson 5 - Developing your wellness plan

Unit 3: Social factors that affect personal health Part A

Lesson 6 - It takes a village ...

Lesson 7 - The healthy home

Lesson 8 - Heredity and your health

Unit 4: Social factors that affect personal health Part B

Lesson 9 - Stress and your health

Lesson 10 - Health equality

Unit 5: The Impact of environment and culture on personal health

Lesson 11 - Where you live affects your health

Lesson 12 - Staying safe and healthy in your workplace

Lesson 13 - Making informed health choices

Lesson 14 - Social and cultural influences on health

Lesson 15 - Communicating health information

Unit 6: Community health and the health of others Part A

Lesson 16 - Healthy communities

Lesson 17 - Public policy and health promotion

Unit 7: Community health and the health of others Part B

Lesson 18 - Health careers and alternative therapies

Lesson 19 - Helping others

Lesson 20 - Creating a health promotion plan

This is the English version of the course.

This course is not currently available in French. Please check back often for new course releases.