Introduction to Public Health

PUB HLT XL 10
Students are introduced to the framework, policies and practices of the public health in the United States.
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What you can learn.

  • Understand the organization and financing of the health services of the United States
  • Evaluate the current strategies for advancing the public health
  • Identify the challenges facing our public health system

About this course:

This course explores the nation's health challenges, the epidemiologic basis of the public's health, the organization and financing of health services in the United States, and current strategies for advancing the public health. The course introduces students to a range of topics, issues, and frameworks to help understand current public health issues and modern public health systems, policies, and practices. Transferable for UC credit.

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