Case Studies in Public Health Practice, PUBHLTH 2
Presents case studies in various themes of public health practice to demonstrate how the principles of public health were established and continue to evolve. Some Examples on the Cases and Topics to be covered in the class: #1: Global Health Systems and Analysis of Public Health Cases #2: Assessment Cases: A Feasibility Study of Routine Screening for HIV in an Urban Emergency Department #3: Policy Development Cases: An Outbreak of Yellow Fever in Paraguay #4: Assurance Cases: Cardiac Rehabilitation for the Elderly: A Public Health Perspective #5: Ethics Cases: Health Care Ethics Committee #6: Cases on Leadership: AIDSCAP Nepal #7: Cases on Global Health: Saving Mothers’ Lives in Sri Lanka. Preventing Diarrheal Deaths in Egypt. Controlling Trachoma in Morocco. Reducing Guinea Worm in Asia and Sub-Saharan Africa. Controlling Chagas Disease in the Southern Cone of South America. Preventing Dental Caries in Jamaica #8: PUBLIC HEALTH IN ACTION (PRACTICING IN THE REAL WORLD), How Do You Know if You Have Succeeded?
Credit: 4 quarter units /
2.67 semester units credit
UC Irvine, Public Health
Course Credit:Upon successful completion, all online courses offered through cross-enrollment provide UC unit credit. Some courses are approved for GE, major preparation and/or, major credit or can be used as a substitute for a course at your campus.
If "unit credit" is listed by your campus, consult your department, academic adviser or Student Affairs division to inquire about the petition process for more than unit credit for the course.
Major Requirement: Lower-Division Requirement: Public Health Sciences, Public Health Policy Major, Public Health Minor
UC Los Angeles:
Units toward degree (see your adviser)
General Education: Elective units
UC San Diego:
General Education: TMC 1 course toward lower division disciplinary breadth if noncontiguous to major
Major Requirement: Global Health Major: Medical Social Science Elective
Global Health Minor: Elective
Global Health Departmental Limit of 2 online courses per student in the Major, 1 online course per student in the Minor
UC San Francisco:
UC Santa Barbara:
UC Santa Cruz:
Major Requirement: Completion of PUBHLTH 2 and PUBHLTH 1 together may be used to satisfy a Community Studies topical course, limit one outside course taken for equivalency per student.
More About The Course
Presents case studies in various themes of public health practice to demonstrate how the principles of public health were established and continue to evolve.
• Lectures, Links and Videos each week
• Discussion Forum assigned topic each week
• Presentation a 5-minute audio narrative PowerPoint presentation with 6-10
slides and a peer review evaluation of a classmate’s presentation
• Research Paper based on the specific public health case and will be the same topic as presentation
• Active Participation with case - each week
• Quizzes 10 questions each for 7 quizzes
• Exams midterm and final exam: take-home exams
• Extra Credit up to 9 points of possible extra credit
Introduction of your instructor:
Dr. Zuzana Bic has doctorate degrees in both Public Health and Medicine. She is the co-author of the books 1) No More Headaches, No More Migraines, 2) The Cure Within - A Story from Lifestyle Medicine and co-editor of the books 1) Educating Instead of Medicating in Public Health, 2) Public Health Program in the Corporate World and she is the editor of the book Nutrition and Global Health. Dr. ...
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