71:361 Community Health [McPherson]

Prerequisites: Completion of Year III Term I courses in the B.N. program.

This course provides the student with an overview of community health theory. The concepts of community health promotion: prevention of disease and disability; and health maintenance of groups and communities will be explored. Assessment of the health of populations will also be discussed and populations at risk will be identified. Community health promotion strategies will be analyzed and critiqued. The roles and influences of government, healthy public policy and public participation will be examined in relation to the health of the community.

3 lecture hours per week, one term

Transfer Equivalents: Look up 71:361 in the BU Course Transfer Database.

Instructor: Nancy McPherson