mph510 | Graduate

Public Health Professional Practice

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This course examines the historical and chronological milestones of the field of public health; provides an overview of the goals and guidelines for public health practice through the next decade; provides an evaluation of ethical choices, values and professional practices implicit in public health decisions; considers the effect of public health choices on community stewardship and highlights equity, social justice and accountability in decision-making processes.

This graduate-level course is 6 To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.

Course details:

Credits: 3
Continuing education units: XX
Professional development units: XX
Duration: 6

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    What Is Public Health?

    • Identify public health history, philosophy and values and how these intersect with public health core functions and essential services.
    • Identify the major causes of and trends in morbidity and mortality in the US.
    • Explain the importance of evidence-based reasoning and the use of qualitative and quantitative data in the development of public health systems and policy.
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