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305.670.11
Principles and Practice of Injury Prevention

Location:
Online/Virtual
Term:
Summer Inst. term
Department:
Health Policy and Management
Credits:
3 credits
Academic Year:
2021 - 2022
Instruction Method:
Synchronous Online with Some Asynchronous Online
Dates:
Mon 06/07/2021 - Fri 06/11/2021
Auditors Allowed:
Yes, with instructor consent
Grading Restriction:
Letter Grade or Pass/Fail
Course Instructors:
Contact:
Taylor Parnham
Resources:
Description:

Uses a problem-solving paradigm to introduce the principles and practice of injury prevention. Employs 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. Develops skills via group practical application sessions and presentations.

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:

This course is evaluated as follows:

  • 25% Group Work
  • 75% Final Paper

Instructor Consent:

No consent required

Special Comments:

This course will be offered virtually.