Aug 10, 2020  
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

BHS 220 Violence, Safety and Public Health

3.0 Credit(s) CS PGR
This course provides an overview of different types of violence that impact communities and individuals. Health care providers of all levels are confronted with issues pertaining to the creation of safety and reduction of violence at the individual, family, organizational, community national and global arenas. Students will gain an understanding of the structural, legislative and policy processes that influence the creation and prevention of violence The impact of healthcare policy regarding personal and community safety at the local state national and global level is examined. Ways to engage in healthcare advocacy to increase safe and reduce violence are presented. Three lecture hours per week.