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305.670.11 Principles and Practice of Injury Prevention

Department:
Health Policy and Management
Term:
Summer Inst. term
Credits:
3 credits
Academic Year:
2019 - 2020
Location:
East Baltimore
Dates:
Sun 06/02/2019 - Wed 06/05/2019
Class Times:
  • Sunday,  11:00am - 6:00pm
  • Tuesday,  8:30am - 5:00pm
  • Monday,  8:30am - 6:00pm
  • Wednesday,  8:30am - 4:00pm
Auditors Allowed:
Yes, with instructor consent
Grading Restriction:
Letter Grade or Pass/Fail
Contact:
Carolyn Fowler
Course Instructor s:
Resources:
Description:

Uses a problem-solving paradigm to introduce the principles and practice of injury prevention. Students use class lectures in behavioral, biomechanical, environmental, epidemiological, legislative, policy and community partnership approaches to injury prevention to develop a strategy for addressing a specific injury problem. Students are put in groups for practical application sessions to develop skills learned in the lectures. At the conclusion of the course, the groups present their strategies for addressing the injury problem they have been assigned.

Learning Objectives:

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

  1. Use a problem solving paradigm to address behavioral, biomechanical, environmental, epidemiological, legislative, policy and community partnership approaches to injury prevention
Methods of Assessment:

Students will be evaluated on their participation in group exercises and a final paper.

Instructor Consent:

No consent required

Special Comments:

This course will not be offered on the East Baltimore campus, but will be offered at the Training Facility at the Office of the Medical Examiner of Maryland. Information on course location will be distributed by the Institute upon registration.