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NURS 3210 Contemporary Issues in Public Health (Fall/Spring: 3 )

Course Description

This course provides students the opportunity to apply the foundational skills of public health to contemporary public health issues. The course integrates data and research to begin a more in-depth examination of the major burdens of disease and several emerging areas of concern. With a consistent goal of reducing health disparities, the course identifies population-level risk factors as well as evidence-based interventions for health promotion and disease prevention. Principles and concepts learned in ‘Public Health in a Global Society’ are reinforced through specific health conditions, behaviors, and topics.

Instructor(s): Joyce Edmonds
Summer Hawkins

Prerequisites: NURS1210. NURS1210.

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Last Updated: 24-Jun-17