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Social And Behavioral Issues In Public Health (PUB-576)

Semester: Fall 2020
Number: 0304-576-001
Instructor: TBA
Note: Online, Asynchronous
Location: Online
Credits: 3
Course Materials: View Text Books

Students will focus on the etiology of public health problems from a socio-ecological perspective. Concepts such as social capitol, social identity, social networks, discrimination and religion are addressed as social factors that close or contribute to health disparities. Theoretical underpinnings are illustrated in health promotion and disease prevention interventions.

Learning Goals:   Students will be able to:- Relate health theories to the socio-ecological model of health- Differentiate structural interventions; including media, culture, economic, policy, accessibility and availability models that are utilized to improve population health- Identify social aspects (social identity, social capitol, social networks, social support, discrimination) that can determine states of health and illness. - Analyze how culture, religion and/or community can be utilized in public health interventions.- Analyze physical components of place that determine health behavior and health status.- Critique and present journal articles that exemplify social determinants in public health interventions

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