Aug 09, 2020  
2014-2015 University Catalog 
    
2014-2015 University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

HE 705 - Scope and Methods in Public Health


This course provides a comprehensive introduction to public health concepts and practice. The goal is to engage students in the fundamentals of the public health system—evidence and evaluation—the components of an adequate community foundation for good health and health policy. Course content includes instruction on finding and using scientific evidence, implementing and evaluating interventions that produce new evidence, and understanding, conducting, and evaluating evidence-based programs and policies in public health. This course is designed to provide learners with the foundational knowledge, skills, and professional attitudes that are important for a career as a public health professional.

Credits: 3