WM411 Public Health
3 Units/30 Hours
This course is a general introduction to public and community health and epidemiology concepts. It examines the importance of community health, disease prevention through public health education, the communicability of various diseases, biostatistics, environmental health, community health, behavioral health, and occupational health. The students will learn to find public health alerts and what measures to take in their individual practices. They will gain an understanding of outreach, including to the homeless and chemical-dependent populations. Public health issues that relate to TCM practitioners will also be covered.