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HCA 110 - Community Health Planning

 

This course will introduce students to a systematic examination of the health status of the various populations. It asks, What are the common illnesses affecting the general population, and how can we minimize them through community action? This course examines the major communicable and non-communicable diseases. It also examines food and nutrition, health care and the elderly, environmental health, and occupational health and safety. Community health planning is the process whereby we look at what is causing ill health in a community or a specific group of the population, and then design and implement cost effective prevention plans.

The learning outcomes of this course are:

  • Discussing public health planning
  • Understanding communicable diseases and non–communicable diseases
  • Being able to discuss food and nutrition
  • Understanding health care and the elderly
  • Discussing environmental health and occupational health
  • Understanding the national public health issues in the twenty–first century

Pre-Requisites: None

Textbook: Reagan, P. A. & Brookins-Fisher, J. (2002) Community Health in the 21st Century (2nd ed.). San Francisco: Benjamin Cummings.

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