Idaho - HE K-12 curriculum—personal health and wellness (HS): Curricula
Prevention & Control of Disease
Individuals have a considerable measure of control over their own health and the chance of contracting most illnesses. Health-related choices and decisions regarding prevention of communicable and non-communicable diseases include recognizing risk factors, identifying methods of contraction and transmission, and using universal precautions. Information and discussion of sexually transmitted diseases and HIV are important components of this content area. Information should be factual, medically accurate, and objective.