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Student and Program Outcomes
- Attain an interdisciplinary approach to the study of aging allowing students to make informed decisions about aging issues in health care and human services fields.
- Attain an interdisciplinary approach to the study of aging allowing students to transmit and apply gerontological knowledge in healthcare.
- Obtain health-related data about social and cultural environments, growth and development factors, needs and interests.
- Distinguish between behaviors that foster and those that hinder well-being.
- Infer needs for health education on the basis of obtained data.
- Recruit community organizations, resource people and potential participants for support and assistance in program planning.
- Develop a logical scope and sequence plan for a health education program.
- Design educational programs consistent with specified program objectives.
- Demonstrate knowledge and use of biostatistics in the discipline of public health.
- Describe the direct and indirect human, ecological and safety effects of major environmental and occupational agents.
- Explain the importance of epidemiology for informing scientific, ethical, economic and political discussion of health issues.
- Identify the main components and issues of the organization, financing and delivery of health services and public health systems in the United States.
- Identify the basic theories, concepts and models from a range of social and behavioral disciplines that are used in public health research and practice.
- Differentiate among availability, acceptability, and accessibility of health care across diverse population.