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Consumer Health:
Sample Course Outline

General Objective

Specific Objectives

Content

Required Reading

Requirements

Optional Reports

Due Dates

Grades

Description of Assignments

Bulletin Board Report

What's in the news

One-Page Written/Oral Reports

"Ad" analysis

Physician's qualifications

Health insurance

Yearly budget

Telephone directory

Written/Oral Reports (3-4 pages)

One report is required by each student. Oral presentation (3 minutes maximum) may be requested.

Separating Fact from Fiction

Advertising

"Alternative" methods

Basic nutrition

Food fads

Weight control

Exercise

Drug products

Over-the-counter drug products, skin care, and beauty aids

Vision and hearing

Optional Three- to Four-Page Reports

Students may earn extra credit toward grades upon the completion of one or more of the following. Credit will be awarded as follows: A = 3 points, B = 2 points, C = 1 point, D or less = no credit.

Consumer Action

Book Report (3 or 4 pages)

What's in the News

Internet Project

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