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Epidemiology And Global Health

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Epidemiology provides the basis for significant public and global health decisions. Through the use of global statistics and the exploration of epidemiology, students will track the natural history of a disease and identify its frequency, distribution, and cause for the purpose of understanding issues related to global and public health. Students are required to successfully complete 45 clinical hours to pass the course.

This undergraduate-level course is 5 weeks This course is available as part of a degree or certificate program. To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.

Course details:

Credits: 3
Continuing education units: XX
Professional development units: XX
Duration: 5 weeks

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    Global Health Issues

    • Explain the relationship between the environment, human health, and diseases.
    • Analyze emerging global health issues that affect public health nursing.
    • Identify risk factors for communicable diseases.
    • Determine concepts necessary for managing disease in migrant populations.

    Epidemiology Methods

    • Describe examples of evidence-based practice.
    • Interpret the difference between epidemiology methods.
    • Apply findings from epidemiology research into practice.
    • Describe the use of statistics in epidemiology research.

    Public Health Nursing Roles

    • Recognize the roles of nurses in public health settings.
    • Explain the importance of health education in disease prevention.
    • Summarize emerging public health issues that affect public health nursing.

    Introduction to Public and Global Health

    • Determine culturally competent nursing interventions.
    • Identify global health issues.
    • Determine health promotion indicators for a specified community.

    Public Health Surveillance and Investigation

    • Identify steps in disease surveillance.
    • Identify vulnerable populations.
    • Recognize sources of data used in outbreak investigations.
    • Explain the factors contributing to emerging infectious diseases.
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