PUBLIC HEALTH A

  • Course Type
    Electives
  • Grade Level
    9-12
  • Category
    Electives
  • Course Length
    One Semester

Engage your students by exploring issues and events that effect health on a global level, such as infectious and noncommunicable diseases. Learners will determine the effectiveness of various health care models and the responsiveness of these systems when dealing with an outbreak, as well as environmental factors that affect specific regions of the globe. Contributing factors to health care inequality are discussed as well, providing students with a solid introduction to this field.  The importance of improving access to clean water and teaching proper hygiene and sanitation will illuminate the solutions and issues presented when trying to better public health. In addition, how technology has changed the way public health is managed, and morality and ethics concerning clinical trials and research studies will be discussed. The role of women in promoting healthy families is highlighted.