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 population health, the organization and financing of health services in the United States, and current strategies for promoting health and preventing disease in communities. 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.