This course focuses on building health assessment skills of Public Health professionals. The course will introduce students to concepts of Community Health Assessments and guide students to practice skills necessary to conduct them. The course will emphasize the importance of using assessment results to make programmatic and policy decisions and will direct participants in how to communicate findings to allow policymakers, health professionals, and members of the public to take action to improve Public Health. Meets Core Curriculum Essential Learning Outcome for Critical Thinking/Problem Solving (CTPS).
PUBH.3011 Program Planning in Health Pro, and HSCI.3400 IPE Research Methods, or PUBH.2060 Research Methods in Public Health, and PUBH.2050 Social Determinants of Health.