Community Epidemiology, Hazards and Emergency Management

This is a combined course of epidemiology hazards and management. It is designed for master students to learn to use fundamental statistics and epidemiological concepts in minimizing health hazards, and managing emergency cases or conditions in communities. Also in this course, students will examine the theoretical and empirical bases for health promotion, risk reduction assessment and intervention in community health care. National Health Agenda will provide the organizational framework for the consideration of health behaviors. Health promotion and risk reduction will be examined within an ecological perspective, including critical social, political, cultural and economic environments. Students will examine issues that impact the health of individuals, families, aggregates and communities.