2020–2021 Walden University Catalog (September 2020) 
    
    Dec 02, 2022  
2020–2021 Walden University Catalog (September 2020) [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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PUBH 8007 - Public Health Essentials


(0 cr.) In this self-paced modular course, students will be exposed to foundational public health knowledge. Public health history, philosophy, and values will be addressed, along with its core functions and essential services. Data-driven methods for describing and assessing a population’s health will be explored, as well as the importance of science in prevention and advancing public health knowledge. Factors affecting public health will be addressed, including those that are biological, genetic, behavioral, psychological, and environmental. Contributors to health inequities, including social, political, and economic factors, as well as globalization, will be explored. Connections between human, animal, and ecosystem health will also be addressed.
Note: This self-paced modular course must be completed within the first two quarters of enrollment.



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