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CHS 738 - Public Health and Aging

(3 units)
Develop understanding of the public health needs of seniors in the United States. Topics will emphasize aging processes, health issues, financing, and public health policy.

Grading Basis: Graded
Units of Lecture: 3
Offered: Every Spring - Even Years

Student Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:
1. apply the public health paradigm to aging.
2. compare and contrast aging as a population-level and individual-level process.
3. identify clinical, social, and environmental factors for maximizing physical, social, and psychological functioning in later life.
4. articulate how aging is a life span process and how the first 50 years matter for health risks in the second 50 years of life.
5. discuss the potential for public health to positively impact the future of our aging population.
6. sharpen their skills for clearly, cogently, and succinctly expressing ideas in writing and orally.


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