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CHS 200 - Introduction to Public Health Biology

(3 units)
Overview of human disease, implication of disease management, and current disease processes.

Grading Basis: Graded
Units of Lecture: 3
Offered: Every Fall, Spring, and Summer

Student Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:
1. identify biological principles required to understand infectious and non-infectious diseases of public health importance.
2. describe how to survey diseases systematically within body systems in regard to general considerations, definition and classification, pathogenesis, clinical findings (signs/symptoms, laboratory findings, imaging), complications, prevention, treatment.
3. describe how to integrate health promotion and disease prevention through understanding the biological basis for identifying risk/susceptibility factors for different populations.
4. assess the relationship among screening, recommendations, and other therapeutic approaches related to disease prevention.
5. discuss the differences in advocacy for the health of a community versus advocacy for health of an individual.
6. explain biological and genetic factors that affect a population’s health.


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