Apr 12, 2024  
2022-2023 Academic Catalog 
    
2022-2023 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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PUBH 3515 - Public and Environmental Health

Same as:  BIO 415  
(2-0-2)
Requires: Student must be entering 6th qtr. or above. This course gives the students a fundamental understanding of the impact and workings of the United States Public Health System on the local, state, federal and private levels. The scope of public health, its history, organization and coverage of important current topics such as “Healthy People 2010” will be discussed. Other topics reviewed but not limited to are: CAD (Complementary Alternative Medicine), Diet in the USA, Medicating of children, acute and chronic diseases, disease control, environmental hazards such as global warming and specific public health responsibilities of the healthcare practitioner.



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