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305.861.01 Graduate Seminar in Injury Research and Policy

Health Policy and Management
4th term
1 credit
Academic Year:
2013 - 2014
East Baltimore
Class Times:
  • Monday,  12:00 - 1:20pm
Auditors Allowed:
Yes, with instructor consent
Grading Restriction:
Keshia Pollack
Course Instructor:

Students attend weekly seminars offered by the Center for Injury Research and Policy and read literature provided to accompany each presentation. Seminar topics complement the content areas of current courses and include themes of global perspectives in injury control, contemporary thoughts in violence prevention, advanced methods in injury research, and updates in trauma and rehabilitation research. The last week of each course is devoted to an in-depth discussion of the terms' seminars.

Learning Objectives:

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

  1. Identify key determinants of injuries
  2. Identify effective or promising strategies for reducing injuries
  3. Identify appropriate research methods for studying the causes of injuries
Methods of Assessment:

Student evaluation based on brief critiques of the seminars and class participation.

Instructor Consent:

No consent required