221.612.81 CONFRONTING THE BURDEN OF INJURIES:A GLOBAL PERSPECTIVE
- International Health
- 2nd term
- 3 credits
- Academic Year:
- 2014 - 2015
Provides an understanding of approaches to measuring the burden of injuries around the world and familiarizes students with current estimates of the burden of injuries in the global and developing world. Develops basic skills for assessment of injury epidemiology. Provides an appreciation of how to use these measures for planning interventions for injury prevention and creates awareness of the economic implications of injuries in the developing world. Promotes effective use of data for appropriate policy analysis for reduction of injury burden.
- Learning Objectives:
- Identify the current estimates of the burden of injuries globally
- Describe approaches to measuring the burden of injuries, including costs
- Assess the magnitude of the problem and evaluate the current/potential interventions
- Use data for intervention development for reduction of injury burden
- Methods of Assessment:
- Student evaluation based on class participation, a term paper, and a poster.
- Instructor Consent:
- Consent required for some students
- Consent Note:
undergrads with consent only
- For consent, contact:
Introduction to Online Learning; 340.601; 305.610 is recommended.
- Jointly Offered With: