Public Health Policy

Spring
Spring 2017
Olympia
Olympia
EveningWeekend
Evening and Weekend
Graduate
Class Size: 15
2
Credits per quarter

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Public health protects the health of people and communities by promoting healthy lifestyles, preventing injuries, and identifying solutions to detect and prevent disease. During this weekend intensive seminar we will examine public health policy development, implementation, and evaluation.  This course will provide an overview of the public health system and essential services. We will explore diverse public health topics and current public health initiatives and efforts. We will discuss economic feasibility, legal and ethical considerations, the role of the science and public opinion, efforts to address health disparities, and other issues that impact policy decisions.

2

Credits per quarter

Online learning:
  • Enhanced Online Learning - This offering requires access to web-based tools, but use of these tools does not displace any face-to-face instruction.
Class Standing: Graduate
Class Size: 15
EveningWeekend

Scheduled for: Evening and Weekend

Advertised schedule:

May 19-21, 5-9p Fri, 9a-5p Sat/Sun

Located in: Olympia