PUBH101 Introduction to Public Health

This course will provide students with an overview of the population health approach to public health. Students will learn evidence-based public health tools to explain the impact of chronic and non-communicable diseases, communicable diseases, determinants of health, and the environment on the health of populations. Students will examine public health issues and determine how to effectively assess options for interventions to promote health and improve health outcomes. This course includes a review of public health policy, health care systems, and the roles of health professionals. Also available through Online Learning.


3 credits

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