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550.862.81 Current Issues in Public Health

Discontinued

Department:
Extradepartmental
Term:
2nd term
Credits:
1 credit
Academic Year:
2017 - 2018
Location:
Internet
Auditors Allowed:
Yes, with instructor consent
Grading Restriction:
Letter Grade or Pass/Fail
Contact:
Edyth Schoenrich
Course Instructors:
Resources:
Prerequisite:

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

Description:

Faculty experts present public health topics of current interest in both industrialized and developing nations, such as 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 and discuss 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.