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305.861.01 GRADUATE SEMINAR IN INJURY RESEARCH AND POLICY

Department:
Health Policy and Management
Term:
3rd term
Credits:
1 credits
Academic Year:
2014 - 2015
Location:
East Baltimore
Class Times:
  • Monday,  12:00 - 1:20pm
Auditors Allowed:
Yes, with instructor consent
Grading Restriction:
Pass/Fail
Contact:
Keshia Pollack
Course Instructors:

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Description:

Students attend weekly seminars sponsored by the Center for Injury Research and Policy that advance one’s understanding of injury, violence, and resulting disability as public health problems. Seminar topics include methodological approaches, occupational injury, violence prevention, disability, and emerging topics, as well as the application of policy, law, and practice for injury and violence prevention. Students hear from leading experts in the field and read literature provided to accompany each presentation.

Learning Objectives:

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

  1. Explain the epidemiology of specific injuries and related consequences in the population
  2. Identify effective or promising strategies for preventing injury and disability
  3. Describe how injury research informs policy and practice to reduce the burden of injury in the population
Methods of Assessment:
Student evaluation based on brief critiques of the seminars and class participation.
Instructor Consent:
No consent required