Jun 23, 2024  
2021-2022 Graduate Bulletin 
2021-2022 Graduate Bulletin [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

NUT 5375 - Community and International Health Assessment (3)

When Offered: Spring
The overall goals for this course are to help students lead and participate in community health improvement activities and develop skills to assess community health status and resources in rural and global settings. This course will provide an introduction to the concepts and methods of community and international health improvement and the role of assessment. This course will cover important community health topics including systems thinking that leads to coordination of health care and public health activities to achieve community health goals; the nature of health and its determinants; the use of quantitative and qualitative methods; data analysis; community mobilization and capacity building; and the impact of current national and international policy on community health improvement.
Prerequisite: Admission to the MS in Nutrition Program and HCM 5240  or permission of the program director.