PBH 110 - Introduction to Health and Disease

Course Description

Effective: 2011-08-01

Provides an introduction to the fundamentals of general pathophysiology of disease processes. Presents causes, signs and symptoms, incidence, treatment, program planning and patient teaching of disease processes. Explores from the public health perspective chronic diseases such as obesity, cardiovascular disease, hypertension, cancer and osteoporosis.
Lecture 3 hours per week, 3 credits.
3 credits

General Course Purpose

This course is designed to provide an introduction to disease and its implication in the Public Health field. The course also introduces the student to the concept establishing and conducting disease prevention programs. This is a required course for the Career Studies Certificate in Public Health.

Course Objectives

Major Topics to be Included

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