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380.870.01 PFRH SPECIAL STUDIES IN PUBLIC HEALTH PRACTICE

Department:
Population, Family and Reproductive Health
Term:
2nd term
Credits:
variable credit
Academic Year:
2013 - 2014
Location:
East Baltimore
Grading Restriction:
Pass/Fail

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Description:

Provides students with the opportunity to receive academic credit for direct involvement in public health practice activities such as: on-site placement with a public health agency, community organization, or academic center involving active participation in public health practice activities; Development of public health practice or policy recommendations based upon current research findings (translation); advocacy activities, for example, testifying in the legislature, and presenting data for the purpose of influencing public health policy or practice; preparation and conduct of a presentation related to a public health problem for a broad audience, including public health practitioners, community members, and other professionals; and direct participation in the activities of community boards or advisory groups.

Methods of Assessment:

Students will be evaluated on the product related to the practice experience negotiated with the faculty preceptor.

Instructor Consent:

No consent required