2014-2015 Walden University Catalog (June 2015) 
    
    Apr 20, 2019  
2014-2015 Walden University Catalog (June 2015) [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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PUBH 6005 - Perspectives on Health and the Developing Scholar-Practitioner


(5 cr.) This course covers the origins and evolution of the concept of health, including some of the important health problems that face the world today and emerging concerns for the future. This foundational course introduces learners to key events in history as well as some of the health systems and issues that a modern health practitioner may encounter. Strategies for success as a graduate level scholar and a health practitioner are integrated in a way that provides meaningful context to learners. Students discuss key concepts with peers and the course culminates with a reflection paper designed to help learners evaluate their professional goals and how to progress as a scholar–practitioner and social change agent. Students explore careers in various public health and health education settings and experience a virtual health department in order to learn about various functions and personnel
Note about required first courses: Students in the MPH program must receive a B or better in this course.



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