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550.862.81 CURRENT ISSUES IN PUBLIC HEALTH

Department:
Extradepartmental
Term:
1st term
Credits:
1 credit
Academic Year:
2012 - 2013
Location:
Internet
Grading Restriction:
Letter Grade or Pass/Fail
Course Instructor:

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Prerequisite:

Introduction to Online Learning is required prior to participating in any of the School's Internet-based courses.

Description:

Senior faculty present public health topics of current interest, such as health problems of industrialized and developing nations, health promotion and disease prevention, health care delivery systems, environmental problems and the spectrum of factors influencing the health status of populations and communities.

Learning Objectives:

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

  1. Describe four major current issues in public health. This will include discuss of the magnitude of the problem, recent relevant research findings, and intervention strategies
Methods of Assessment:

Student evaluation is based on class participation and brief written assignments.

Instructor Consent:

No consent required

Special Comments:

This is the Internet version of 550.861.