HLTH 410

Community Health Planning Online



This course involves a systematic examination of the health status of the population: what are the common illnesses affecting the general population and how to minimize them through community action. This course examines the major communicable diseases and non-communicable diseases. It also examines food and nutrition, health care and the elderly, environmental health and occupational health and safety. It sums up with a community health planning model with strategies, program design, and target population.

Learning Outcomes

  • Discuss the nature of community and public health including current issues

  • Discuss the history, administration and organization of community health.

  • Evaluate and describe the funding of health care.

  • List and describe global community health care issues.

  • Understand and describe epidemiological methods and language.

  • Identify and discuss the leading causes of death including: chronic diseases, accidents, suicide, and infectious diseases.

  • Identify and discuss the underserved populations in community health.

  • Identify and describe the communicable diseases and their prevention.

  • Define and discuss occupational health, mental health, substance abuse and violence.

  • Discuss comprehensive school health programs.

  • Identify and describe environmental health issues, relating to air and water quality and food safety.

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Required Course Pack:

  • Online Materials and Library Resources (OMLR) 

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Last updated 7/14/19

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Admissions Requirements:

Minimum of a high school diploma or equivalency and recommendation for admission by the ACHS Admissions Committee.

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