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305.861.01 GRADUATE SEMINAR IN INJURY RESEARCH AND POLICY

Department:
Health Policy and Management
Term:
4th term
Credits:
1 credit
Academic Year:
2013 - 2014
Location:
East Baltimore
Class Times:
  • Monday,  12:00 - 1:20pm

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Auditors Allowed:
Yes, with instructor consent
Grading Restriction:
Pass/Fail
Contact:
Keshia Pollack
Course Instructor:
Description:

Students attend weekly seminars offered by the Center for Injury Research and Policy and read literature provided to accompany each presentation. Seminar topics complement the content areas of current courses and include themes of global perspectives in injury control, contemporary thoughts in violence prevention, advanced methods in injury research, and updates in trauma and rehabilitation research. The last week of each course is devoted to an in-depth discussion of the terms' seminars.

Learning Objectives:

Upon successfully completing this course, students will be able to:

  1. Identify key determinants of injuries
  2. Identify effective or promising strategies for reducing injuries
  3. Identify appropriate research methods for studying the causes of injuries
Methods of Assessment:

Student evaluation based on brief critiques of the seminars and class participation.

Instructor Consent:

No consent required