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300.732.01 HEALTH POLICY II: PUBLIC HEALTH POLICY FORMULATION MSPH LAB

Term: 2nd term
Credits: 1 credits
Academic Year: 2012 - 2013
Course Instructors:
Description:

Supplements and builds upon the course entitled Public Health Policy Formulation. Students analyze and discuss in depth the materials presented in that course.

Learning Objective(s):
Upon successfully completing this course, students will be able to:
Develop the skills to identify a public health issue and to consider the range of policies to address that issue
Describe the assessment and selection of a policy from among different options
Identify the role that various government branches and officials play in the formulation of policy
Assess the feasibility of translating an idea into policy
Explain the interaction of policy makers with those trying to influence policy choices
Describe the legal principles that underlie health policy formulation
Define the role of academic researchers in policy making
Provide examples of how policy has effectively reduced public health problems

Methods of Assessment: class participation and attendance
Location: East Baltimore
Enrollment Minimum: 10
Enrollment Maximum: 30
Enrollment Restriction: ONLY MSPH/health policy students in HPM permitted to register for this class
Instructor Consent: No consent required
Prerequisite:

concurrent registration in 300.712

Auditors Allowed: No
Grading Restriction: Pass/Fail