HC 506 Community Health Assessment and Planning
This is a survey course divided into two sections.
The first section introduces the principles of community health. It reviews epidemiology and public health demography, social and economic determinants of health and disease, community health assessment, population-specific health care delivery issues, and the concepts of community-oriented care.
The second section of the course focuses on the application of health planning models and methods. Integration of the principles of community health into the planning process is stressed. Emphasis is also given to planning for community-based populations or to a health care organization's service areas.
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