HLTH 25. Women's Health Issues (3)
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Advise: ESL 72 or ENGL 90 or placement in ESL 82 or ENGL 92
HLTH25 Women's Health Issues is an exploration of issues related to the physical, mental, spiritual, social and political aspects of women's health. The practical orientation of this course emphasizes information and resources to help each woman optimize her own health and well-being, while expanding understanding of the broader issues that shape the lives and health of all women and how we can influence these issues.
Student Learning Outcomes
- Identify the special health concerns of women in general, of diverse groups of women, and the intersectionality of identities.
- Compare the medical treatment of women throughout
history, and discuss the implications for current health care
- Examine the influence of culture,
ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, class and socioeconomic
status on health, and apply to the phenomenon of health
- Identify habits that influence health
and analyze factors that affect ability to make desired lifestyle
changes for optimal health.
- Demonstrate knowledge of
the female body, particularly reproductive and sexual anatomy and
- Identify common health conditions and
situations affecting women throughout the life cycle, and the
application of prevention and treatment methods.
- Evaluate skills and knowledge needed to become a wise health
- Analyze underlying factors in controversial issues in women's health.
- Employ research and evaluation skills and behavior change techniques in addressing a personal health concern.
Women’s Health Issues is a 3 unit course which transfers to UCs and
CSUs, and meets CCSF Graduation Requirements Area G1 and H, and is
co-sponsored by the Health Education and Women’s Studies Departments.
Hlth25 is offered every Fall and Spring semester and Summer Session,
usually 10-12 sections per semester, 2-3 sections in the summer. Most
sections are offered on the Ocean campus, day and evening, and usually
on the SouthEast and Mission campuses and sometimes additional
campuses. Sign up early as this course fills up fast.
Current Faculty Teaching HLTH 25
Women's Health Links and Resources