Course Description

Case Studies in Public Health Practice, PUBHLTH 2

Presents case studies in various themes of public health practice to demonstrate how the principles of public health were established and continue to evolve. Some Examples on the Cases and Topics to be covered in the class: #1: Global Health Systems and Analysis of Public Health Cases #2: Assessment Cases: A Feasibility Study of Routine Screening for HIV in an Urban Emergency Department #3: Policy Development Cases: An Outbreak of Yellow Fever in Paraguay #4: Assurance Cases: Cardiac Rehabilitation for the Elderly: A Public Health Perspective #5: Ethics Cases: Health Care Ethics Committee #6: Cases on Leadership: AIDSCAP Nepal #7: Cases on Global Health: Saving Mothers’ Lives in Sri Lanka. Preventing Diarrheal Deaths in Egypt. Controlling Trachoma in Morocco. Reducing Guinea Worm in Asia and Sub-Saharan Africa. Controlling Chagas Disease in the Southern Cone of South America. Preventing Dental Caries in Jamaica #8: PUBLIC HEALTH IN ACTION (PRACTICING IN THE REAL WORLD), How Do You Know if You Have Succeeded?

Key Information

Credit: 4 quarter units / 2.67 semester units credit
UC Irvine, 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:
Unit Credit

UC Davis:
Unit Credit

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

UC Los Angeles:
Unit Credit

UC Merced:
Units toward degree (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: Medical Social Science Elective 
Global Health Minor: Elective
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 2 and PUBHLTH 1 together may be used to satisfy a Community Studies topical course, limit one outside course taken for equivalency per student. 

Prerequisites

PUBHLTH 1

Course Fees

Exams midterm and final exam; $15 fee for ProctorU for each exam

More About The Course

Course Requirements:
• Watch required class videos/webinars & read required class materials
• Participate in discussion forums
• Presentation & peer review evaluation (disease-culture-nutrition)
• Research paper (local or global nutritional case)
• Nutritional portfolio (2 nutritional surveys with evaluation; 7days food journal, peer review)
• 7 quizzes ( 2 attempts, higher counts)
• Take final exam: take-home exam with essay questions
• You can earn up to 10 points of extra credit
• Note: Online classes should take the SAME amount of time as traditional classroom course

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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