HMP 403 (02) - Introduction to Public Health

Introduction to Public Health

Durham   Health & Human Services :: Health Management & Policy
Credits: 4.0
Term: Spring 2020 - Full Term (01/21/2020 - 05/04/2020)
Grade Mode: Letter Grading
Class Size:   20  
CRN: 52781
This course describes and defines ?what is public health? and seeks to convey its critical importance and relevance to both public and individual (personal) wellbeing. It presents an overview of the structure, function, and organization of the public health system/services (government, proprietary, and voluntary sectors) and how they operate, emphasizing core functions and major divisions (public health administration, epidemiology and biostatistics, environmental health, social and behavioral health). Addresses the social, ethical, issues; bioterrorism; epidemics; obesity; tobacco, alcohol, and opioid use; violence. Seeks to challenge students to think critically about existing and emerging U.S. and global public health issues. Introduces public health careers.
Equivalent(s): HAP 403
Only listed campus in section: Durham, Manchester
Only listed majors in section: HLTH MGT & POL, HMP:PUB HEALTH
Instructors: STAFF

Times & Locations

Start Date End Date Days Time Location
1/21/2020 5/4/2020 MW 12:40pm - 2:00pm HS 140