Environmental & Occupational Health Management
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Course level: Graduate
This course provides a foundation to the ecological basis of health and disease. The application of the principles and framework of ecosystems in managing public health initiatives are addressed, including the social, biological, physical, and chemical factors that affect the health of organizations and communities. Hazardous agents found in occupational environments are reviewed for their potential health effects, and procedures for prevention of occupational illnesses and injuries are examined.
This graduate level course requires proof of completion of a Bachelor's degree. Be prepared to provide documentation during the checkout process.
What you'll learn
Course skills and outcomes
- Determine appropriate epidemiological measures of exposure.
- Analyze issues of social justice and health equity that impact environmental and occupational health.
- Describe how public health systems, organizations, and health policy development contribute to environmental and occupational health.