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317.610.01 RISK POLICY, MANAGEMENT AND COMMUNICATION

Department:
Health Policy and Management
Term:
2nd term
Credits:
3 credits
Academic Year:
2012 - 2013
Location:
East Baltimore
Class Times:
  • M W,  5:00 - 6:30pm
Auditors Allowed:
Yes, with instructor consent
Grading Restriction:
Letter Grade or Pass/Fail
Contact:
Robin Dranbauer
Course Instructors:

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Prerequisite:

317.600

Description:

Provides students with an understanding of how the risk sciences are applied in the formulation and implementation of public health policy in “the real world.” Utilizes a case-study approach in placing science-based risk assessment into broad societal context, which includes consideration of social, economic, and political factors that affect decisions regarding risk policy and management. In addition, students gain an overview of public policy development theory, risk management tools and the application of risk communication principles.

Methods of Assessment:

Student evaluation based on class participation and assignments.

Instructor Consent:

Consent required for all students

Consent Note:

all students required to obtain permission to register

For consent, contact:

rdranbau@jhsph.edu

Jointly Offered With: