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380.749.01 ADOLESCENT SEXUAL AND REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH

Department:
Population, Family and Reproductive Health
Term:
4th term
Credits:
3 credits
Academic Year:
2013 - 2014
Location:
East Baltimore
Class Times:
  • Thursday,  9:00 - 11:50am
Auditors Allowed:
Yes, with instructor consent
Grading Restriction:
Letter Grade or Pass/Fail
Contact:
Maria Trent
Course Instructors:

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Description:

Explores key topics in adolescent sexual and reproductive health (ASRH). Topics range from the impact of adolescent physical, sexual, and social development on sexual risk-taking behavior to policy and ethical issues influencing adolescent sexual health outcomes. Using a public health framework, important clinical topics such as contraception, teen pregnancy, abortion, and sexually transmitted infections are discussed from a domestic and global perspective.

Learning Objectives:

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

  1. Identify a range of social scientific research approaches adopted by public health agencies
  2. Identify a range of public health agencies where social science research is conducted
Methods of Assessment:

Group Assignment with written prep work (30%) Short written assignment (30%) Final Presentation (30%) Participation (10%)

Instructor Consent:

No consent required

Special Comments:

This course will be held in PFRH Departmental space with a maximum of 15 students.