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HLTH 325. Public Health

Credits: 3
Department: Kinesiology
Description: Roles and functions of public health. Relationships between psychological, environmental, social, biological, and behavioral determinants of health.
Prerequisites: HLTH 215, HLTH 225
Semester Offered: DEMAND
Grading Method: ABCDF
Lab: Lab

Student Learning Outcomes

1. Evaluate public health as a system with inputs, processes, outputs, and results, including core functions and essential public health services.
2. Assess health status trends for the United States.
3. Specify prevention interventions directed toward health and illness and their connection to levels of care in the United States.
4. Compare administrative law processes carried out by public health agencies.
5. Specify national and international public health organizations and resources.
6. Determine strategies to enhance the infrastructure of public health.
7. Explain the role of public health professionals in emergency preparedness and response.
8. Classify major steps in planning, implementation, and evaluating a public health program.

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