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HSC4105 Introduction to Public Health Services

Course Description

This course provides a population prospective on the determinants of health and disease of the tools available to protect and promote health.  Options for intervention are explored including use of the health care system, the public health system, and society-wide systems such as laws and taxation.  Through case studies, vignettes, and extensive examples, students learn to apply frameworks for thinking about the issues of public health and gain an understanding about the health sciences.

Prerequisite

COR3100, COR3146

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