Course created by Zuzana Bic
Principles of Public Health
Introduces the major concepts and principles of public health and the determinants of health status in communities. Emphasizes the ecological model that focuses on the linkages and relationships among multiple natural and social determinants affecting health.
There are no prerequisites and no meetings. This online class Class is on: UCI eee/canvas platform, please find your class there.
Course Requirements: Lectures, Links and Videos each week; Discussion Forum assigned topic each week; Presentation a 5-minute audio narrative PowerPoint presentation with 6-10 slides and a peer review evaluation of a classmate’s presentation; Research Paper based on the specific public health problem and will be the same topic as presentation; Active Participation each week; Quizzes 10 questions each for 7 quizzes; Exams midterm and final exam; $15 fee for Proctor U for each exam; Extra Credit up to 9 points of possible extra credit *More detailed information at the extended syllabus at your class website.
Midterm and Final exam - each exam will consist of 60 questions with 60 points. You will have 60 minutes and you will take the exams with ProctorU online. Samples of the topics: *What is Public Health? Public Health: Science, Politics, and Prevention *Analytical Methods of Public Health: The Role of Data in Public Health *Biomedical Basis of Public Health: The Resurgence of Infectious Diseases *Social and Behavioral Factors in Health: Do People Choose Their Own Health? *Environmental Issues in Public Health: A Clean Air Environment: The Basis of Public Health *Medical Care and Public Health: Public Health and the Aging Population *The Future of Public Health: Public Health in the Twenty-First Century: Achievements and Challenges.
Online proctoring by ProctorU: Costs vary depending on number and length of exam. Average cost is between $20 and $60 per course.
Registration opens: Nov 27, 2017
Registration ends: Jan 7, 2018
First day of instruction: Jan 8, 2018
Last day of instruction: March 16, 2018
Please click here to download a syllabus for this course.
Online proctoring by ProctorU: Costs vary; average cost is between $20 and $60 per course.
Zuzana Bic, DrPH, MUDr.