69:360 Community Health [Batson]

Prerequisites: 69:364 or 69:367.

Cannot be held with: 69:355 or 69:357 or 69:368.

This course provides the student with an overview of population health and community health theory. The concepts of population health promotion; prevention of disease and disability; and health maintenance of groups and communities will be explored. Assessment of the health of populations will 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.

Cross-registered with (Nursing) 71:360.

3 lecture hours per week, 4 clinical practice hours per week , one term

Transfer Equivalents: Look up 69:360 in the BU Course Transfer Database.