Course Description

Principles of Public Health, PUBHLTH 1

Introduces the major concepts and principles of public health and the determinants of health status in communities. Emphasizes the ecological model that focuses on the linkages and relationships among multiple natural and social determinants affecting health.

Key Information

Credit: 4 quarter units / 2.67 semester units credit
UC Irvine, Program in Public Health

Course Credit:

Upon successful completion, all online courses offered through cross-enrollment provide UC unit credit. Some courses are approved for GE, major preparation and/or, major credit or can be used as a substitute for a course at your campus.

If "unit credit" is listed by your campus, consult your department, academic adviser or Student Affairs division to inquire about the petition process for more than unit credit for the course.

UC Berkeley:
Course Equivalence: UCB PB HLTH 14 Healthy People: Introduction to Health Promotion (4 units) AND UCB PB HLTH 14N Healthy People: Introduction to Health Promotion (3 units)

UC Davis:
Unit Credit

UC Irvine:
Major Requirement: Lower-Division Requirement: Public Health Sciences, Public Health Policy

UC Los Angeles:
Unit Credit

UC Merced:
Course Equivalence: PH 001 Introduction to Public Health
# of Units (see your adviser)

UC Riverside:
General Education: Elective Units

UC San Diego:
General Education: TMC 1 course toward lower-division disciplinary breadth if noncontiguous to major
Major Requirement: Global Health Major: HILD 30 or GLBH 20 requirement
Global Health Minor: HILD 30 or GLBH 20 requirement
Global Health Departmental Limit of 2 online courses per student in the Major, 1 online course per student in the Minor

UC San Francisco:
Unit Credit

UC Santa Barbara:
Unit Credit

UC Santa Cruz:
Major Requirement: Completion of PUBHLTH 1 and PUBHLTH 2 together may be used to satisfy a Community Studies topical course, limit one outside course taken for equivalency per student.

Course Fees

Midterm and final exam; $15 fee for ProctorU for each exam

More About The Course

Course Requirements:
• Lectures, Links and Videos each week
• Discussion Forum assigned topic each week
• Presentation a 5-minute audio narrative PowerPoint presentation with 6-10
slides and a peer review evaluation of a classmate’s presentation
• Research Paper based on the specific public health problem and will be the same topic as presentation
• Active Participation each week
• Quizzes 10 questions each for 7 quizzes
• Exams midterm and final exam; $15 fee for Proctor U for each exam
• Extra Credit up to 9 points of possible extra credit

Course Creator

Zuzana Bic
Dr. Zuzana Bic has doctorate degrees in both Public Health and Medicine. She is the co-author of the books 1) No More Headaches, No More Migraines, 2) The Cure Within - A Story from Lifestyle Medicine and co-editor of the books 1) Educating Instead of Medicating in Public Health, 2) Public Health Program in the Corporate World and she is the editor of the book Nutrition and Global Health. Dr. Bic studies the impact and application of "Lifestyle Medicine" (nutrition, physical activity. stress management) on slowing the process of aging and developing of other chronic diseases ( headaches, diabetes II, cardiovascular diseases. osteoporosis, fibromyalgia/chronic fatigue syndrome, arthritis, cancer, depression, drug abuse, and others). She is also working to develop health literacy program for the general public. She developed online classes for Public Health and MOOC. She is a Director of Student Experience in Public Health Practice and is the advisor for students' Public Health Association at UCI.

Introduction of your instructor:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5rSLVZp0EWM&index=1&list=PLNrbDF63AP_oAr86a7SUoPE1Kia5Yq1Jy

 
Dr. Zuzana Bic has doctorate degrees in both Public Health and Medicine. She is the co-author of the books 1) No More Headaches, No More Migraines, 2) The Cure Within - A Story from Lifestyle Medicine and co-editor of the books 1) Educating Instead of Medicating in Public Health, 2) Public Health Program in the Corporate World and she is the editor of the book Nutrition and Global Health. Dr. ...

Dr. Zuzana Bic has doctorate degrees in both Public Health and Medicine. She is the co-author of the books 1) No More Headaches, No More Migraines, 2) The Cure Within - A Story from Lifestyle Medicine and co-editor of the books 1) Educating Instead of Medicating in Public Health, 2) Public Health Program in the Corporate World and she is the editor of the book Nutrition and Global Health. Dr. Bic studies the impact and application of "Lifestyle Medicine" (nutrition, physical activity. stress management) on slowing the process of aging and developing of other chronic diseases ( headaches, diabetes II, cardiovascular diseases. osteoporosis, fibromyalgia/chronic fatigue syndrome, arthritis, cancer, depression, drug abuse, and others). She is also working to develop health literacy program for the general public. She developed online classes for Public Health and MOOC. She is a Director of Student Experience in Public Health Practice and is the advisor for students' Public Health Association at UCI.

Introduction of your instructor:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5rSLVZp0EWM&index=1&list=PLNrbDF63AP_oAr86a7SUoPE1Kia5Yq1Jy

 

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