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317.615.81 Topics in Risk Assessment

Department:
Health Policy and Management
Term:
2nd term
Credits:
2 credits
Academic Year:
2019 - 2020
Location:
Internet
Auditors Allowed:
No
Grading Restriction:
Letter Grade or Pass/Fail
Contact:
Mary Fox
Course Instructors:
Resources:
Prerequisite:

317.600, 317.605, 317.610 and Introduction to Online Learning

Description:

Uses a case study approach of a selected risk-based public health issue to integrate student’s application of the skills in the risk sciences (risk assessment, risk management, and risk communication).

Learning Objectives:

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

  1. Identify and critically assess key science and policy issues involved in the application of the risk sciences to public health policy decision-making
  2. Develop solutions for addressing public health problems
Methods of Assessment:

Participation in Live Talks and Discussion Forum (20%), written assignment (50%), presentation (30%)

Instructor Consent:

No consent required

Jointly Offered With:
Special Comments:

This is the capstone experience to the four-course sequence required for the Certificate in the Risk Sciences and Public Policy.