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Pubh 7890 - Independent Study, James H. Stephens 2017 Georgia Southern University

Pubh 7890 - Independent Study, James H. Stephens

Jiann-Ping Hsu College of Public Health Syllabi

Foundational economics and specific health economics theory, trends, market issues and applications are presented to include health insurance and payment theory, processes and applications. Comparison between rational and irrational theory is explored. Evolutions of health policy, considering past current and future major legislation and executive directives, are explored within the political process.


Bios 9130 - Research Seminar In Biostatistics, Hani W. Samawi 2017 Georgia Southern University

Bios 9130 - Research Seminar In Biostatistics, Hani W. Samawi

Jiann-Ping Hsu College of Public Health Syllabi

This course is designed to provide the student with the current best practices in biostatistical consulting. Topics include: Identifying and constructing appropriate questions to ask clients regarding their consultation request, an overview of appropriate statistical methods and SAS software procedures to use for specific study designs and statistical analysis of collected data, directing a consultation appointment without faculty lead, conducting exploratory data analyses, conducting effective analyses based on appropriate statistical methods, conducting needed simulation (including Monte Carlo methods and Bootstrap methods) and providing oral and written communication of statistical findings. 3 credit hours.


Pubh 4890 - Selected Topics In Public Health: Seminar In Addiction & Recovery, Emily Eisenhart 2017 Georgia Southern University

Pubh 4890 - Selected Topics In Public Health: Seminar In Addiction & Recovery, Emily Eisenhart

Jiann-Ping Hsu College of Public Health Syllabi

This course is an intensive evaluation of all the issues involved in both addiction and recovery, with a special focus on community health through service-learning. Students are expected to be present at every class session.


Hspm 7133a - Public Health Policy & Ethics, Bill Mase 2017 Georgia Southern University

Hspm 7133a - Public Health Policy & Ethics, Bill Mase

Jiann-Ping Hsu College of Public Health Syllabi

The course prepares learners to understand complex health and human service-related systems in order to inform effective practice-based ethical decision-making. The primary focus of the course relates to public health policy and practice. Major content areas include health policy institutions, the health policy process, ethical political considerations, social determinants of health, workforce, health care financing, medical technology, health care organizations, the public health system, primary care systems, and other health-related issues impacting the health of the public. Strategies of implementing change through policy making and the legislative process are covered.


Pubh 8316 - Theoretical Perspectives Of The Social And Behavioral Sciences In Public Health, Stacy W. Smallwood 2017 Georgia Southern University

Pubh 8316 - Theoretical Perspectives Of The Social And Behavioral Sciences In Public Health, Stacy W. Smallwood

Jiann-Ping Hsu College of Public Health Syllabi

This course will explore social and behavioral science theories, models, and approaches that inform public health research and practice, as well as their philosophical foundations. With emphasis on an ecological perspective, students will apply relevant theories to understanding community health issues and to developing interventions. The course also examines social and behavioral determinants of health equity across the ecological spectrum. In this course, students will gain an enhanced understanding of the contributions of the social and behavioral sciences to public health.


Pubh 4231 - Health Aspects Of Aging, Kristina Harbaugh 2017 Georgia Southern University

Pubh 4231 - Health Aspects Of Aging, Kristina Harbaugh

Jiann-Ping Hsu College of Public Health Syllabi

This course is intended to familiarize students with promotion of health in an aging population, the notion that aging is a natural part of the lifecycle, community, state and federal health programs and services for the aged. Students will become acquainted with the process of and problems associated with aging in order to effectively manage this important public health issue. Specific health concerns of the elderly including the increase in life expectancy, current life extending research and technology and successful aging will also be examined. Knowledge and understanding of biological, psychological, and sociological aspects of aging as related to health ...


Epid 9231 - Epidemiology Of Chronic Disease, Jian Zhang 2017 Georgia Southern University

Epid 9231 - Epidemiology Of Chronic Disease, Jian Zhang

Jiann-Ping Hsu College of Public Health Syllabi

This course is designed to introduce the student to the ever-expanding area of chronic disease epidemiology. Students will be introduced to the current status of chronic disease and control programs, methods used in chronic disease surveillance, intervention methods, and modifiable risk factors. Some of the major chronic diseases such as cancer, cardiovascular disease, chronic lung disease, diabetes and arthritis will be discussed in detail. Pathophysiology and clinical features of common chronic conditions will also be presented.


Cohe 7234 - Community Health Analysis And Assessment, Moya Alfonso 2017 Georgia Southern University

Cohe 7234 - Community Health Analysis And Assessment, Moya Alfonso

Jiann-Ping Hsu College of Public Health Syllabi

This course familiarizes students with concepts and approaches for community health assessment and analysis. This includes discussion of social action, organizational development, policy advocacy, capacity building, community diagnosis (needs assessment), social networking and coalition formation to bring about health and quality of life improvement. Special focus will be placed on the application of qualitative, quantitative, and mixed methods and CBPR approaches for assessment.


Pubh 2131b - Introduction To Community And Public Health, James Thomas, Jamie Cromley 2017 Georgia Southern University

Pubh 2131b - Introduction To Community And Public Health, James Thomas, Jamie Cromley

Jiann-Ping Hsu College of Public Health Syllabi

Introduces the student to the core functions of public health with an emphasis on community health programs and current trends of population health. Exposes the student to the role of community health practice in maximizing the health status of all populations. Course will include an overview of the organizational structure of federal, state, and local health-related agencies and examine the interrelationship of political, social, cultural and economic dimensions of community based population health activities. (2016-2017, Georgia Southern University Undergraduate and Graduate Course Catalog)


Pubh 4798 - Internship In Health Education And Promotion Academic Year 2017-2018, Joanne Chopak-Foss 2017 Georgia Southern University

Pubh 4798 - Internship In Health Education And Promotion Academic Year 2017-2018, Joanne Chopak-Foss

Jiann-Ping Hsu College of Public Health Syllabi

The internship is designed to be fulltime work in a health-related agency or worksite. This is 600 hours (15 weeks) total on-the-job experience during the regular semester. The duration of the internship is planned to allow the variety of experiences that will provide the most benefit to the student. The student must follow the schedule that is typical of the agency including work hours during the day and any holidays that may fall during the course of the internship. Students may not work or take classes during the course of the internship. All coursework in the degree program MUST be ...


Bios 9131 - Advanced Statistical Theory For Biostatistics I, Hani W. Samawi 2017 Georgia Southern University

Bios 9131 - Advanced Statistical Theory For Biostatistics I, Hani W. Samawi

Jiann-Ping Hsu College of Public Health Syllabi

This course provides an advanced study of theoretical statistics. Topics include: an introduction probability and sample space, conditional probability and Bayes Theorem, probability distribution of a random variable, discrete and continuous random variables, functions of random variables, moments and moment generating functions, order statistics and their distributions, discrete distributions, continuous distributions, bivariate and multivariate normal distribution, modes of convergence, limiting moment generating functions, and the central limit theorems. 3 hours


Pubh 6541 - Categorical Data Analysis, Haresh Rochani 2017 Georgia Southern University

Pubh 6541 - Categorical Data Analysis, Haresh Rochani

Jiann-Ping Hsu College of Public Health Syllabi

(taken from 2012-13 Course Catalog): This course introduces statistical methods for analyzing both univariate and multivariate categorical data and count in medical research and other health-related fields. The course will introduce how to distinguish among the different measurement scales, the commonly used statistical probability distribution and inference methods for categorical and count data. Emphasis will be placed on the application of the methodology and computational aspects rather than theory. The students will learn how to apply SAS procedures to data and interpret the results.


Pubh 4330 - Community Health Education Methods, Tilicia Mayo-Gamble 2017 Georgia Southern University

Pubh 4330 - Community Health Education Methods, Tilicia Mayo-Gamble

Jiann-Ping Hsu College of Public Health Syllabi

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Hspm 7336 - Supply Chain Management, Linda Kimsey 2017 Georgia Southern University

Hspm 7336 - Supply Chain Management, Linda Kimsey

Jiann-Ping Hsu College of Public Health Syllabi

The healthcare supply chain is a vital core business component of the health organization with the mission of delivering the technological elements of the patient care process to the providers of care. From strategic sourcing and purchasing, acquisition, logistics, inventory management, to point of use applications, this course provides understanding, knowledge and evaluation models to operate and manage an organization’s enterprise resource planning and management system, specifically with regard to the supply chain system and the management of that system as evaluated from a strategic, operations management and financial perspective.


Pubh 6535a - Theoretical Perspectives Of The Social And Behavioral Sciences In Public Health, Stacy W. Smallwood 2017 Georgia Southern University

Pubh 6535a - Theoretical Perspectives Of The Social And Behavioral Sciences In Public Health, Stacy W. Smallwood

Jiann-Ping Hsu College of Public Health Syllabi

This course is designed to familiarize students with the history and current applications of social and behavioral sciences as they are applied to public health practice and research. It explores social and behavioral science models, theories, and approaches that inform public health, and their philosophical roots. The course also examines social and behavioral determinants of health equity across the ecological spectrum. Emphasis is placed on critical thinking skills to help students synthesize and utilize information in research and practice. An important contribution of this course is the emphasis on recognizing the contributions of social and behavioral science research and practice ...


Hspm 7135a - Public Health Policy Development & Evaluation, Jeff Jones 2017 Georgia Southern University

Hspm 7135a - Public Health Policy Development & Evaluation, Jeff Jones

Jiann-Ping Hsu College of Public Health Syllabi

This course introduces students to health policy development, analysis and management by examining issues in the health sector. It fosters an appreciation of the complexity of policy problems and provides the basic tools used in public health policy design, implementation and evaluation.


Bios 6331 - Regression Analysis In Biostatistics, Jingjing Yin 2017 Georgia Southern University

Bios 6331 - Regression Analysis In Biostatistics, Jingjing Yin

Jiann-Ping Hsu College of Public Health Syllabi

This course introduces the methods for analyzing biomedical and health related data using linear regression models. The course will introduce the student to matrix algebra as used in linear models. The course will involve model selection, diagnosis and remedial techniques to correct for assumption violations. The students will learn how to apply SAS procedures PROC REG, PROC CORR, and PROC GLM and interpret the results of analysis. Emphasis will also be placed on the development of critical thinking skills.


Pubh 3232 - Foundations Of Health Education And Promotion Practice, Joanne Chopak-Foss 2017 Georgia Southern University

Pubh 3232 - Foundations Of Health Education And Promotion Practice, Joanne Chopak-Foss

Jiann-Ping Hsu College of Public Health Syllabi

This course examines current issues and topics underlying the field of health promotion and education practice including philosophical foundations of health promotion and education, ethical issues in health education and promotion, the Certified Health Education Specialist Competencies, organizations and associations in public health education and employment potential. Prerequisite(s): A minimum grade of "C" in PUBH 2131.


Pubh 3330 - Modifying Health Behaviors, Moya Alfonso 2017 Georgia Southern University

Pubh 3330 - Modifying Health Behaviors, Moya Alfonso

Jiann-Ping Hsu College of Public Health Syllabi

This course is intended to introduce students to the learning and behavioral science theories that provide a framework for the practice of health education and promotion. Application of the theories to planning and implementing health promotion and education programs for individuals, groups, families, and communities will be emphasized. This course also introduces the students to various approaches to describing, explaining, and predicting health behaviors that have or are perceived to have significant effect on human health. Prerequisite: PUBH 2130


Pubh 3138 - Multicultural Factors & Social Determinants Of Health, Joanne Chopak-Foss 2017 Georgia Southern University

Pubh 3138 - Multicultural Factors & Social Determinants Of Health, Joanne Chopak-Foss

Jiann-Ping Hsu College of Public Health Syllabi

Introduction to the characteristics, causes, and effects of health disparities in the United States with emphasis in health care delivery, health status and public health services. Provides students with a foundation to develop the knowledge, attitudes, and skills to become culturally competent public health professionals. Explores how health education and promotion is shaped by the cultural, social and economic contexts in which individuals function.


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