HEST-195 Population Health Concepts and Contemporary Issues
Fall for 2009-2010
This survey course explores foundational public health theory and concepts, and applies them to the health of groups and communities. Content in epidemiology and biostatistics, environmental health, disease prevention and health promotion will be emphasized as it relates to the health of populations. Contemporary social, economic, and ethical issues and their impact on health will be examined. Emphasis will be placed on vulnerability of populations and its impact on health and care delivery. This course will integrate a service learning component to enhance the application of theory to the health of communities. Open to non-Health Studies Students with permission of instructor.
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