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380.615.01 APPLICATION OF POPULATION DATA FOR POLICY AND PRACTICE

Cancelled

Term: 2nd term
Credits: 3 credits
Academic Year: 2013 - 2014
Course Instructor:
Description:

Presents population-based extant data from both international and domestic data sets and policy/practice issues. Introduces application of population data to address policy and practice concerns to enable students to investigate the health of newborns, children, adolescents, women, men, immigrants and the elderly. Presents material in an interactive manner that allows students to acquire fundamental knowledge and familiarity of extant population-based data for future professional application.

Learning Objective(s):

Students will be able to: 1. Describe major sources of national and international data on population demographics , health status, health service coverage and utilization; 2. Describe the basic critical features of population health data sets, including those that reflect strengths and limitations; 3. Locate, assess, and interpret on-line secondary data; 4. Use extant public data sources in answering basic policy and practice questions.


Methods of Assessment: Class participation; Three data related short assignments; and One final written project summarizing data about population, policy or practice question
Location: East Baltimore
Class Times:
  • Monday 10:30 - 11:50
  • Wednesday 10:30 - 11:50
Enrollment Minimum: 10
Enrollment Restriction: None
Instructor Consent: No consent required
Prerequisite:

None

Auditors Allowed: Yes, with instructor consent
Grading Restriction: Letter Grade or Pass/Fail