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Community Health will explore the health care needs of various ethnic and cultural population groups and the cultural, social, political and economic factors involved in the access and utilization of health care systems by diverse groups of people in America. Barriers to the health care system that will be discussed include communication, financial, cultural and geographic factors. The goals of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Campaign, Healthy People 2020, will be addressed. Factors that influence the epidemiological measures of morbidity and mortality, including environment health issues will be included.
Prerequisites: United States Health Systems or equivalent.
This online course is offered through Online Learning. You can take this as an individual course or as part of an online degree program, with term starts in March, May, September, November and January. View current term offerings and all online courses. Click here to register for online courses.
Other Areas: The Arts | Business, Management & Economics | Community & Human Services | Communications, Humanities & Cultural Studies | Educational Studies | Historical Studies | Human Development | Labor Studies | Nursing | Science, Math & Technology | Social Science
Term(s) Offered (Subject to Change) : Spring 1. Summer. Fall 1.
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