Department Description: Health courses help create and disseminate knowledge with the aim of preventing disease and promoting the health of populations in the United States and worldwide. Our courses are concerned with personal and community health promotion. Included in our offerings are specialized training for Emergency Medical Technicians, First Responders, and those charged with basic life support. In addition, we a course that examines the unique biology and other aspects of gender focused on wellness from a woman’s perspective. Another studies the physical, mental, emotional, social, and spiritual aspects of one’s health as relates to sexuality. Today’s culture faces challenges to societal health, as well as that of the individual. Drug Awareness is therefore considered by many to be an essential three-credit course.

Department Learning Outcomes:

  • Understand and apply the basic principals related to health and wellness with a goal of promoting both individual health/wellness and that of the greater society as well.
  • Recognize and define healthy behaviors as they exist in the areas of physical, mental, emotional, and social health as well as the spiritual aspects of one’s health as it relates to sexuality.

Special Department Information: Students who wish to enroll in the Emergency Medical technician course must first have CPR certification.

Select this link to view a complete listing of Health course offerings.

Career Opportunities: Whether one is working toward a greater undergraduate degree or planning more immediate career goals following CLC, health courses provide relevant preparation for managing one’s personal health in relation to values and choices that await everyone. Several health courses at CLC impart advanced knowledge to further the careers of emergency care professionals. Successful completion of the 5-credit EMT course qualifies the student to sit for the National Registry of EMTs examination. Internships may be available for health credits from CLC. There is a growing need for public health officials and private-sector experts capable of improving the quality of life in the workplace and at home.

Career Titles: Dietitian, Emergency Medical Technician, Health Educator, Health Unit Coordinator, Health Science Librarian, Medical Illustrator, Health Information Administrator, Certified Athletic Trainer, Recreational Therapist, Physical Therapist, Rehabilitation Counselor

Program Instructors

Photo First Name Last Name Position Department Phone Email Alt. Phone: URL wdt_ID
Aubrey Beadell Advisor TRIOStudentSupportServices 218-855-8014 1
Nick O'Reilly Occupational Skills Program College Lab Assistant OccupationalSkills 218-855-8077 2
Kevin Lomax College Lab Assistant Automotive Faculty 218-855-8000 3
Jody Flynn Accessibility Services Assistant Accessibility 218-855-8056 5
Missy Tureson Box Office Assistant Theatre 218-855-8199 6
Deana Bobzien Instructor CollegeCareerStudies - Mathematics - Supportive Services 218-855-8339 7
Brianna Rajkowski Advisor TRIOStudentSupportServices 218-855-8228 8
Cynthia Dionysius AD Nursing Faculty NursingASDegree 218-855-8133 9
Tajia Anderson PSEO Specialist Admissions - CollegeCreditInHighSchool- PSEO 218-855-8079 10
Tracy Tschida Instructor Psychology - CollegeCareerStudies 2188-855-8328 11
Mike Fitcher Adjunct Instructor MachineTool 218-855-8000 12
Brent Balmer Videography CLA Videography 218-855-8727 13
David Gray Instructor History 218-855-8276 14
Jim Nagy Adjunct Instructor GraphicDesign 218-855-8157 15
Brandon Schneider Instructor HeavyEquipment 218-894-5179 16
Natalia DePauw Director of Dual Enrollment Advising - PSEO - CollegeCreditInHighSchool 218-855-8263 18
Amy Disterhaupt Admissions Specialist Admissions 218-855-8250 20
Nick Heisserer Instructor BusinessFaculty - StudentLearningAssessment 218-855-8089 21
Matthew Krueger Environmental Health and Safety Officer Maintenance 218-855-8115 22
Mark Lindquist Instructor Music 218-855-8236 23
Joy Larson Emergency Management and Security Coordinator Security 218-855-8143 24
Jeremy Goddard Bookstore/Print Shop Bookstore Supportive Services 218-855-8146 25
Sarah Jennissen Instsructor NursingAssistant - PracticalNursing - TrainedMedicationAid 218-894-5308 26
Kevin Lattu Upward Bound Advisor TRIOUpwardBound 218-855-8117 27
Cash Robinson Upward Bound Advisor TRIOUpwardBound 218-855-8076 28

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