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G R A D E     9   -  12    

NPH-H.9-12.1 HEALTH PROMOTION AND DISEASE PREVENTION
Students will comprehend concepts related to health promotion and disease prevention.--
  • Analyze how behavior can impact health maintenance and disease prevention.
  • Describe the interrelationships of mental, emotional, social, and physical health throughout adulthood.
  • Explain the impact of personal health behaviors on the functioning of body systems.
  • Analyze how the family, peers, and community influence the health of individuals.
  • Analyze how the environment influences the health of the community.
  • Describe how to delay onset and reduce risks of potential health problems during adulthood.
  • Analyze how public health policies and government regulations influence health promotion and disease prevention.
  • Analyze how the prevention and control of health problems are influenced by research and medical advances.
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NPH-H.9-12.2 HEALTH INFORMATION, PRODUCTS AND SERVICES
Students will demonstrate the ability to access valid health information and health-promoting products and services--
  • Evaluate the validity of health information, products, and services.
  • Demonstrate the ability to evaluate resources from home, school, and community that provide valid health information.
  • Evaluate factors that influence personal selection of health products and services.
  • Demonstrate the ability to access school and community health services for self and others.
  • Analyze the cost and accessibility of health care services.
  • Analyze situations requiring professional health services.
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NPH-H.9-12.3 REDUCING HEALTH RISKS
Students will demonstrate the ability to practice health-enhancing behaviors and reduce health risks--
  • Analyze the role of individual responsibility for enhancing health.
  • Evaluate a personal health assessment to determine strategies for health enhancement and risk reduction.
  • Analyze the short-term and long-term consequences of safe, risky and harmful behaviors.
  • Develop strategies to improve or maintain personal, family and community health.
  • Develop injury prevention and management strategies for personal, family, and community health.
  • Demonstrate ways to avoid and reduce threatening situations.
  • evaluate strategies to manage stress.
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NPH-H.9-12.4 INFLUENCES ON HEALTH
Students will analyze the influence of culture, media, technology, and other factors on health--
  • Analyze how cultural diversity enriches and challenges health behaviors.
  • Evaluate the effect of media and other factors on personal, family, and community health.
  • Evaluate the impact of technology on personal, family, and community health.
  • Analyze how information from the community influences health.
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NPH-H.9-12.5 USING COMMUNICATION SKILLS TO PROMOTE HEALTH
Students will demonstrate the ability to use interpersonal communication skills to enhance health--
  • Demonstrate skills for communicating effectively with family, peers, and others.
  • Analyze how interpersonal communication affects relationships.
  • Demonstrate healthy ways to express needs, wants, and feelings.
  • Demonstrate ways to communicate care, consideration, and respect of self and others.
  • Demonstrate strategies for solving interpersonal conflicts without harming self or others.
  • Demonstrate refusal, negotiation, and collaboration skills to avoid potentially harmful situations.
  • Analyze the possible causes of conflict in schools, families, and communities.
  • Demonstrate strategies used to prevent conflict.
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NPH-H.9-12.6 SETTING GOALS FOR GOOD HEALTH
Students will demonstrate the ability to use goal-setting and decision-making skills to enhance health--
  • Demonstrate the ability to utilize various strategies when making decisions related to health needs and risks of young adults.
  • Analyze health concerns that require collaborative decision making.
  • Predict immediate and long-term impact of health decisions on the individual, family, and community.
  • Implement a plan for attaining a personal health goal.
  • Evaluate progress toward achieving personal health goals.
  • Formulate an effective plan for lifelong health.
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NPH-H.9-12.7 HEALTH ADVOCACY
Students will demonstrate the ability to advocate for personal, family, and community health--
  • Evaluate the effectiveness of communication methods for accurately expressing health information and ideas.
  • Express information and opinions about health issues.
  • Utilize strategies to overcome barriers when communicating information, ideas, feelings, and opinions about health issues.
  • Demonstrate the ability to influence and support others in making positive health choices.
  • Demonstrate the ability to work cooperatively when advocating for healthy communities.
  • Demonstrate the ability to adapt health messages and communication techniques to the characteristics of a particular audience.
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