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Impact of Common Diseases
- Interpret current events and their implication on disease manifestations and health care.
- Evaluate the global implications of infectious disease and the resulting public health burden.
- Explain the benefits of Alternative therapies.
- Consider the relationship of Health Promotion and Wellness Programs to prevention strategies.
- Identify the impact of technology in genetic engineering and disease management.
Introduction to Disease
- Examine the theories of disease causation throughout history.
- Describe the basic mechanisms of disease causation.
- Contrast the clinical manifestations and treatment of infectious diseases in adults as opposed to children.
- Provide examples of acute diseases and their treatment.
- Describe the effects of aging on common chronic diseases.
Culture and Health Beliefs
- Discuss the effects of culture and health beliefs and values on disease manifestation, disease management, and health promotion.
- Examine emerging diseases identified by Public Health authorities.
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