This course will provide students with a brief overview of public health, its services and core functions in the protection and promotion of health and prevention of diseases and injury. It will include selected international, national and local health organizations that influence public health. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
This course will focus on developing community leadership and capabilities to identify and address community health needs. This course is designed to help students develop self, client and community capacities to protect and improve health. Emphasis is on building individual and community participation in health through information sharing, informal counseling, social support, health skills instruction, community-wide assessments and promoting changes in negative behaviors. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
This course will provide students with an overview of communicable disease. It will provide the student with information on prevention, referral courses and treatment. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.