Course Descriptions

Health Problems & Prevention

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This course surveys a range of health problems and issues, including the development of prevention strategies. Topics include teen pregnancy, HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis, communicable diseases, professional burnout, substance abuse, and sexually transmitted diseases. Upon completion, students should be able to identify health issues and demonstrate prevention strategies. Overview of social welfare policies and programs; political, economic and social conditions affecting these disadvantaged populations; policy development and analysis, advocacy, historical perspectives.

Course Name: 

HSE-255

Class Hours: 

2

Lab Hours: 

2

Clinical Hours: 

0

Credit Hours: 

3