hcs457 | undergraduate
Public And Community Health
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Foundation of Public and Community Health
- Explain the historical development of public and community health.
- Describe the structure and function of public and community health at national, state, and local levels.
- Define public and community health.
Strategies for Health Promotion
- Identify future trends in public and community health.
- Discuss the effect of global health issues.
Epidemiology Concepts – Measurement of Health Status
- Define epidemiology and its relationship to public and community health.
- Discuss the uses and effects of demographic data, surveillance data, and vital statistics in public and community health.
Factors Affecting Public and Community Health
- Identify environmental factors that influence the health and wellness of populations.
- Describe current communicable disease threats and efforts to control their effects.
- Explain the influence of lifestyles, socioeconomic status, and community resources on public and community health.
Assessment of Health Status in Defined Population Cohorts
- Identify resources, services, and health care interventions that contribute to a community’s health and wellness.
- Identify population cohorts in public and community health.
- Describe national, state, and local health objectives.
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