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305.861.71
Graduate Seminar in Injury Research and Policy

Location
Internet
Term
3rd Term
Department
Health Policy and Management
Credit(s)
1
Academic Year
2023 - 2024
Instruction Method
Synchronous Online
Class Time(s)
Monday, 12:00 - 1:20pm
Auditors Allowed
Yes, with instructor consent
Available to Undergraduate
Yes
Grading Restriction
Pass/Fail
Course Instructor(s)
Contact Name
Frequency Schedule
Every Year
Next Offered
2024 - 2025
Description
Attends weekly seminars sponsored by the Center for Injury Research and Policy that advance one’s understanding of injury, violence, and resulting disability as public health problems. Includes seminar topics such as methodological approaches, substance use and overdose, occupational injury, violence prevention, disability, and emerging topics, as well as the application of policy, law, and practice for injury and violence prevention. Listens from experts in the field.
Learning Objectives
Upon successfully completing this course, students will be able to:
  1. Explain the epidemiology of specific injuries and related consequences in the population
  2. Identify effective or promising strategies for preventing injury and disability
  3. Describe how injury research informs policy and practice to reduce the burden of injury in the population
Methods of Assessment
This course is evaluated as follows:
  • 30% Participation
  • 70% Seminar critiques