Public Health Perspectives On Abortion Policy
- Summer Inst. term
- Population, Family and Reproductive Health
- 1 credits
- Academic Year:
- 2021 - 2022
- Instruction Method:
- Synchronous Online
- Tue 06/08/2021 - Thu 06/17/2021
- Class Times:
- Tu Th, 3:00 - 4:00pm
Do you want to know the public health implications of abortion-related policies?
Are you unsure about the relationship between abortion and subsequent health outcomes?
Do you want to be informed about the latest abortion research in order to inform evidence-based policy making?
Then this class is for you!
Provides students with an overview of abortion practice in the United States and worldwide from a public health perspective. Enables students to critically evaluate current research, public health practice, and policy related to abortion, and to speak knowledgeably and accurately on these issues.
- Learning Objectives:
- Describe trends in abortion incidence, the sociodemographic characteristics of women who have abortions, the provision of abortion, and health consequences.
- Analyze current abortion legislation and regulations in the United States and internationally and their impact on women’s health.
- Critically review research on abortion related health concerns.
- Methods of Assessment:
This course is evaluated as follows:
- 10% Participation
- 10% Discussion
- 50% Written Assignment(s)
- 30% Paper(s)
- Instructor Consent:
No consent required