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305.610.01 ISSUES IN INJURY AND VIOLENCE PREVENTION

Department:
Health Policy and Management
Term:
1st term
Credits:
2 credits
Academic Year:
2012 - 2013
Location:
East Baltimore
Class Times:
  • M W,  3:30 - 4:50pm
Grading Restriction:
Letter Grade or Pass/Fail
Course Instructor:

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Description:

Addresses prominent sources of injury, including motor vehicles, falls, fires, and firearms. Explores the biological, behavioral, and social issues relating to injury and violence prevention and policy. Emphasizes basic strategies for preventing injuries and deaths in the workplace, home, travel, and recreation, and the relative effectiveness of various types of approaches. Students who wish to write a paper may sign up for extra credit as special studies.

Methods of Assessment:

Student evaluation based on an objective quiz, a final exam, and class participation.

Instructor Consent:

No consent required

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