Spring 2018 Class Schedule (FLC)

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HEED 302    Introduction to Public Health     3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course provides an introduction to the discipline of Public Health. Students will gain an understanding of the basic concepts and terminologies of public health as well as the history of public health officials and agencies. The course will provide an overview of the functions of various health professions and institutions as well as an in-depth examination of the core disciplines within public health including the epidemiology of infectious and chronic disease; prevention and control of diseases in the community; an analysis of the social determinants of health; strategies for eliminating disease, illness, and health disparities among various populations; community organizing and health promotion programming; environmental health and safety; global health; and healthcare policy and management. (C-ID PHS 101)

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16

TBATBALECE.JohnstonOff Campus RCC ONLINE19953Textbook
This is an online course. Students must have access to a computer and the Internet. The orientation for this course will be online and can be found on the Los Rios eLearning website at
canvas.losrios.edu. Please follow the login instructions to access the course site and login to the eLearning system. For more information, please contact the instructor at johnste@flc.losrios.edu.

Spring 2018 Class Schedule

Updated: May 10, 2018