PBH 110 Introduction to Public Health

This course focuses on individual, community and institutional healthcare needs and issues from both the biomedical and socio-cultural points of view. The course explores issues regarding healthcare insurance, the uninsured and underserved, managed care and changes in healthcare marketplace; and provides an overview of major diseases, including epidemics, chronic and acute illness. Discussion of the role of health promotion and prevention will also be explored.

Credits

3

Prerequisite

ENG 101 (may be taken concurrently).

Offered

F, Sp, Su