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Course Description

Data to inform public health practices and interventions are all around us. In this course, you will gain skills to approach public health data thoughtfully, draw reasoned inferences from it, and recommend data-based actions with confidence. Upon completion of this course, you will be able to obtain and interpret public health data in order to assess the assets and health disparities of a specific community. You will identify factors in the community that can contribute to public health, including community resources, and connect those factors to the organizations and services that can help address them. With this knowledge, you will offer recommendations based on a profile you will develop of the community in which you live or work.

You are required to have completed the following courses or have equivalent experience before taking this course:

  • Public Health and COVID-19
  • Public Health Foundations

Faculty Author

Dr. Gen Meredith

Dr. Alexander Travis

Benefits to the Learner

  • Obtain and interpret public health data
  • Create and analyze a community health profile
  • Identify factors contributing to known public health trends and issues, including community resources

Target Audience

  • Community health leaders
  • Emerging public health leaders
  • Public health volunteers
  • Volunteers working with high-risk populations
  • Outreach coordinators
  • Anyone interested in personal and collective health and well-being, community development, preventing disease and injury, or leading change to support health equity
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Language of Delivery
English
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2 week
Dates
Jan 18, 2023 to Jan 31, 2023
Total Number of Hours
12.0
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English
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2 week
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Mar 15, 2023 to Mar 28, 2023
Total Number of Hours
12.0
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English
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2 week
Dates
May 10, 2023 to May 23, 2023
Total Number of Hours
12.0
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English
Type
2 week
Dates
Jul 05, 2023 to Jul 18, 2023
Total Number of Hours
12.0
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English
Type
2 week
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Aug 30, 2023 to Sep 12, 2023
Total Number of Hours
12.0
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English
Type
2 week
Dates
Oct 25, 2023 to Nov 07, 2023
Total Number of Hours
12.0
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English
Type
2 week
Dates
Dec 20, 2023 to Jan 02, 2024
Total Number of Hours
12.0
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