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380.765.81 Preventing Infant Mortality and Promoting the Health of Women, Infants and Children

Population, Family and Reproductive Health
4th term
3 credits
Academic Year:
2013 - 2014
Grading Restriction:
Letter Grade or Pass/Fail
Course Instructor:
  • Melissa Hawkins

Introduction to Online Learning.


Focuses on the historical problems and interventions associated with infant mortality. Describes the scientific basis for infant mortality and analyzes causes and consequences in a population and development of a programmatic and policy approach.

Learning Objectives:

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

  1. Describe the scientific basis for infant mortality and for the interventions currently being used to address this problem
  2. Analyze the causes and consequences of high infant mortality in a population
  3. Develop programmatic approaches and policies to reduce infant mortality rates in a population
Methods of Assessment:

Evaluation based on quizzes and two short papers.

Instructor Consent:

No consent required