Course Description

Drug Abuse and Its Prevention, PUBHLTH 147

Theoretical and practical underpinnings of drug abuse and its prevention at the individual and population levels. Students practice developing drug abuse prevention schemes for specific populations. Recent developments in pharmacological and biobehavioral theories of drug dependence are explored.

Key Information

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.

UC Berkeley:
Unit Credit

UC Davis:
Unit Credit

UC Irvine:
Major Requirement: upper division elective: Social and Behavioral Health Sciences; Public Health Policy BA

UC Los Angeles:
Unit Credit

UC Merced:
units toward degree (see your adviser)

UC Riverside:
General Education: Elective units

UC San Diego:
General Education: TMC 1 course toward upper division disciplinary breadth if noncontiguous to major;

UC San Francisco:
Unit Credit

UC Santa Barbara:
Unit Credit

UC Santa Cruz:
Unit Credit

Course Creator

Zuzana Bic
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. Bic studies the impact and application of "Lifestyle Medicine" (nutrition, physical activity. stress management) on slowing the process of aging and developing of other chronic diseases ( headaches, diabetes II, cardiovascular diseases. osteoporosis, fibromyalgia/chronic fatigue syndrome, arthritis, cancer, depression, drug abuse, and others). She is also working to develop health literacy program for the general public. She developed online classes for Public Health and MOOC. She is a Director of Student Experience in Public Health Practice and is the advisor for students' Public Health Association at UCI.

Introduction of your instructor:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5rSLVZp0EWM&index=1&list=PLNrbDF63AP_oAr86a7SUoPE1Kia5Yq1Jy

 
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. ...

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. Bic studies the impact and application of "Lifestyle Medicine" (nutrition, physical activity. stress management) on slowing the process of aging and developing of other chronic diseases ( headaches, diabetes II, cardiovascular diseases. osteoporosis, fibromyalgia/chronic fatigue syndrome, arthritis, cancer, depression, drug abuse, and others). She is also working to develop health literacy program for the general public. She developed online classes for Public Health and MOOC. She is a Director of Student Experience in Public Health Practice and is the advisor for students' Public Health Association at UCI.

Introduction of your instructor:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5rSLVZp0EWM&index=1&list=PLNrbDF63AP_oAr86a7SUoPE1Kia5Yq1Jy

 

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