Online course.Holyoke.Health Sciences.HTH 102: Introduction to Public Health

A 3 credit course designed to prepare students to become Community Health Workers or to add to their understanding as other kinds of health care workers. This course provides an introduction to the core components of public health and public health practice, including an emphasis on population and prevention-based strategies for improving health.
Date:
2016-05
Primary Material Type:
Online Course
Institution:
Holyoke Community College
TAACCCT Round:
4
Subjects:
Public Health, Community Health, Health Sciences, Epidemiology, Environmental Health

Industry / Occupation

Industry Partner:
Foundations of Health External Advisory Board (regional employers)
Industry Sector:
Health Care and Social Assistance (62)
Occupation:
Community and Social Services Occupations -- Community Health Workers (21-1094)

Education / Instructional Information

Instructional Program:
Health-related Knowledge and Skills (34)
Credit Type:
  • Credit
Credential Type:
  • Certificate
  • Stacked/Latticed Credential Model
  • Associate Degree
Educational Level of Materials:
  • 1st year Community College or equivalent
  • 2nd Year Community College or equivalent
Time Required:
1 semester (average 15 weeks); 150 hours
Language:
English (United States)
Interactivity Type:
Mix of Active and Presentation.
Quality Rubric:
Other
Quality Note:
See file upload section for Quality Review Process and Online Rubric
Quality of Subject Matter was assured by:
  • Consultations during development of instructional materials
  • Participation as an ongoing member of team developing the instructional materials
Quality of Online/Hybrid Course Design assured by:
  • Other Rubric
Course Note:
Introduction to Public Health.Part of Community Health Worker Certificate

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Copyright / Licensing

Primary License:
Creative Commons License
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