Course Description

Case Studies in Public Health Practice, PUBHLTH 2

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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

Spring Quarter 2017
Instruction start date: April 3, 2017
Instruction end date: June 9, 2017
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

UC San Francisco:
Unit Credit

UC Santa Barbara:
Unit Credit

UC Santa Cruz:
Unit Credit

Prerequisites

PUBHLTH 1

Course Meeting Requirements

Online class - no meetings Class is on : UCI eee/canvas platform

Course Fees

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

More About The Course

Public Health Sciences and Public Health Policy majors have first consideration for enrollment. 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 a 6 step analysis 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 ProctorU for each exam
  • Extra Credit up to 9 points of possible extra credit
  • More detailed information at the extended syllabus at your class website
Sample of student's work:
https://youtu.be/kaz_1S2uyzI?t=20
 

Additional Course Information

Exam Info

Midterm and Final exam - Each exam will consist of 60 questions with 60 points. You will have 60 minutes and you will take the exams with ProctorU online.

Proctoring Info

Online proctoring by ProctorU: Costs vary depending on number and length of exam. Average cost is between $20 and $60 per course.

Course Creator

Zuzana Bic
Dr. Zuzana Bic has doctorate degrees in both Public Health and Medicine. She is the co-author of the book No More Headaches, No More Migraines 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.
http://faculty.sites.uci.edu/zbic/

Introduction of your instructor:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5rSLVZp0EWM&list=PLNrbDF63AP_oAr86a7SUoPE1Kia5Yq1Jy&index=1
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 book No More Headaches, No More Migraines 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 ...

Dr. Zuzana Bic has doctorate degrees in both Public Health and Medicine. She is the co-author of the book No More Headaches, No More Migraines 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.
http://faculty.sites.uci.edu/zbic/

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

Instructor of Term

Zuzana Bic
zbic@uci.edu

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