Here's to Your Health - Credit by Examination - DANTES
Earn three college semester hours credit in "Here's to Your Health" by passing
DANTES examination SF-508 with a recommended minimum score of 64% using
this study guide:
- Begin your study by downloading the official
for this exam. (If Thompson Prometric has moved these (again) try here.
- Assess your current readiness for the exam by reviewing the Content section and
answering the sample questions.
- Obtain materials to improve your skills in areas where you need additional
study from among the following:
- When you are ready, schedule an examination:
- Active duty (U.S.) military personnel contact your command DANTES office.
- National Guard and Reserve personnel may also be eligible for assistance.
- Others contact the College or University administering the test.
(Defense Activity for Non-Traditional Educational Support) offers
credit by examination via a group of standardized tests developed for
the voluntary education programs of the U.S. Armed Forces which have now
been made available for civilian use. The civilian tests are administered
by the Chauncey Group International
, a wholly owned subsidiary of the Educational Testing Service.
Link to these related articles :
The bibliography below is based on the suggested preparation readings for
the DANTES tests. It has been updated from the original recommendations with respect to
current editions and changes of publisher so far as is practicable.
- American Red Cross
American Red Cross First Aid: Responding to Emergencies Newtown, PA: Staywell, 2001.
- American Red Cross
The American Red Cross First Aid and Safety Handbook. New York: Little and Brown, 1992.
- Heymann, David L. (ed.).
Control of Communicable Diseases Manual. 18th ed. Washington, DC: The American Public Health Association, 2004.
- Bruess, Clint, and Glenn Richardson.
Decisions for Health. 4th ed. Madison, WI: Brown and Benchmark, 1995.
- * Donatelle, Rebecca. Access To Health 8th ed. Pearson, 2004.
- Hahn, Dale B., and Wayne A. Payne.
Understanding Your Health. 8th ed. Dubuque, IA: WCB/McGraw Hill, 2004.
- Hales, Dianne R.
An Invitation to Health: The Power of Prevention. 11th ed. Belmont, CA: Wadsworth, 2005.
- Insel, Paul M., and Walton T. Roth.
Core Concepts in Health. 9th ed. Mountain View, CA: McGraw-Hill., 2001.
- Levy, Marvin R., Mark Dignan, and Janet H. Shirreffs.
Targeting Wellness: The Core. New York: McGraw-Hill Inc., 1992.
- Monroe, T. Morgan
Environmental Health. Madison, WI: Brown & Benchmark, 1993.
- Payne, Wayne A., and Dale B. Hahn.
Understanding Your Health. 5th ed. New York: McGraw-Hill, 1998.
- Pruitt, B. E., and Jane J. Stein.
Health Styles: Decisions for Living Well. Needham Heights, MA: Allyn-Bacon Publishing Co., 1998.
- Ray, Oakley Stern, and Charles Ksir.
Drugs, Society, and Human Behavior. 7th ed. New York: McGraw-Hill, 1995.
- Reed, Rosiland, and Thomas A. Lang.
Health Behaviors. 2d ed. St. Paul, MN: West Publishing Co., 1987.
- Robbins, Gwen, et. al.
A Wellness Way of Life. 6th ed. New York: McGraw-Hill, 2004.