305.610.01 ISSUES IN INJURY AND VIOLENCE PREVENTION
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.
Upon successfully completing this course, students will be able to:
Define injuries as major public health problems.
Describe current issues related to the prevention of injuries
Define state of the art methods for controlling injuries
Formulate their own attitudes toward causation and prevention of injuries
Recognize opportunities for reducing injuries and for injury control advocacy
- Monday 3:30 - 4:50
- Wednesday 3:30 - 4:50
- Environmental Health Sciences