Medicine for Winter 2020

MED6270
Introduction to Epidemiology


CRN: 92591
Instructor(s): Valcour, James


Description
The overall aim of this course is to introduce students to the uses of epidemiology in clinical medicine and in disease prevention and health promotion at the individual, family and community level.

Note: Please be advised the course information above is subject to change. Please consult the University Calendar for the official course description.


TEXTBOOK INFO: E-texts are available for many online courses. For specific information about the textbook(s) for this course, please visit the MUN bookstore website.
IMPORTANT: Questions about textbooks should be directed to the Academic Unit responsible for the course.

MED6290
Determinants of Health: Healthy Public Policy


CRN: 79719
Instructor(s): McKenna, Mary


Description
This course will explore the development of the philosophy of the determinants of health, and identify the determinants of health and their relationship with health status. As the course unfolds, students will gain an understanding of the philosophical underpinnings, as well as understanding their inter-relationships. An understanding of the complexity of developing healthy public policy that addresses multiple determinants of health will be developed by students, as well as the consideration of the implications of policy from the perspective of the determinants of health.

Note: Please be advised the course information above is subject to change. Please consult the University Calendar for the official course description.


TEXTBOOK INFO: E-texts are available for many online courses. For specific information about the textbook(s) for this course, please visit the MUN bookstore website.
IMPORTANT: Questions about textbooks should be directed to the Academic Unit responsible for the course.

MED6293
Knowledge Transfer & Research Uptake


CRN: 85430
Instructor(s): TBA


Description
The overall aim of this course is to examine peer reviewed and “grey” literature, websites and written and oral assignments to explore the facilitators and barriers to the use of research evidence in decision-making in the health care system. The course will introduce students to research transfer methods to enhance the dissemination and implementation of research findings in clinical, management, and policy decisions. Prerequisite: MED6220 (Intro to Community Health) or permission of course professor.

Note: Please be advised the course information above is subject to change. Please consult the University Calendar for the official course description.


TEXTBOOK INFO: E-texts are available for many online courses. For specific information about the textbook(s) for this course, please visit the MUN bookstore website.
IMPORTANT: Questions about textbooks should be directed to the Academic Unit responsible for the course.

MED6294
Advanced Qualitative Research


CRN: 87203
Instructor(s): Gustafson, Diana L.


Description
The overall aim of this course is to facilitate an advanced reflection about the theoretical, epistemological, ethical and political issues underlying different forms of qualitative health research, methodologies and methods. This course also provides practical training in conducting and analysing individual interviews and focus groups. Prerequisite: MED6280 (Community Health Research Methods)

Note: Please be advised the course information above is subject to change. Please consult the University Calendar for the official course description.


TEXTBOOK INFO: E-texts are available for many online courses. For specific information about the textbook(s) for this course, please visit the MUN bookstore website.
IMPORTANT: Questions about textbooks should be directed to the Academic Unit responsible for the course.

MED6295
Adv Quantitative Methods


CRN: 87476
Instructor(s): TBA


Description
This course will expose students to a variety of more advanced quantitative and statistical approaches to research methodology. Students are provided the tools to conduct advanced quantitative empirical research, and to further develop their ability to critically evaluate the work of others. Prerequisite: Completion of Community Health Research Methods (MED6280) is normally required

Note: Please be advised the course information above is subject to change. Please consult the University Calendar for the official course description.


TEXTBOOK INFO: E-texts are available for many online courses. For specific information about the textbook(s) for this course, please visit the MUN bookstore website.
IMPORTANT: Questions about textbooks should be directed to the Academic Unit responsible for the course.

MED6721
Disease & Injury Prevention


CRN: 93127
Instructor(s): Najafizada, Maisam


Description
This course examines the impact of disease and injury on the public’s health and addresses a comprehensive approach to prevention and control.

Note: Please be advised the course information above is subject to change. Please consult the University Calendar for the official course description.


TEXTBOOK INFO: E-texts are available for many online courses. For specific information about the textbook(s) for this course, please visit the MUN bookstore website.
IMPORTANT: Questions about textbooks should be directed to the Academic Unit responsible for the course.

MED6722
Environmental Health


CRN: 89354
Instructor(s): Donovan, Catherine


Description
This course examines important issues in environmental health and discusses the methods and tools used to assess and manage these issues.

Note: Please be advised the course information above is subject to change. Please consult the University Calendar for the official course description.


TEXTBOOK INFO: E-texts are available for many online courses. For specific information about the textbook(s) for this course, please visit the MUN bookstore website.
IMPORTANT: Questions about textbooks should be directed to the Academic Unit responsible for the course.

MED6723
Health Promotion


CRN: 92593
Instructor(s): Traverso-Yepez, Martha


Description
This course addresses the principles and practices of health promotion as a process of enabling individual and communities to increase control over and improve their health.

Note: Please be advised the course information above is subject to change. Please consult the University Calendar for the official course description.


TEXTBOOK INFO: E-texts are available for many online courses. For specific information about the textbook(s) for this course, please visit the MUN bookstore website.
IMPORTANT: Questions about textbooks should be directed to the Academic Unit responsible for the course.

MED6725
Public Health Leadership & Management


CRN: 83760
Instructor(s): Maddalena, Victor


Description
This course will examine leadership and management skills relevant to public health practice. Students will explore and develop skills in the areas of leadership theory, strategic planning, program evaluation, financial management, project management, quality management processes, risk management, team building, decision-making, disaster management. Course work will give a broad based understand of the principles and practice of accepted management practice related to public health.

Note: Please be advised the course information above is subject to change. Please consult the University Calendar for the official course description.


TEXTBOOK INFO: E-texts are available for many online courses. For specific information about the textbook(s) for this course, please visit the MUN bookstore website.
IMPORTANT: Questions about textbooks should be directed to the Academic Unit responsible for the course.

MED6726
Program Development in Public Health


CRN: 91176
Instructor(s): Maddalena, Victor


Description
This course will provide students with the basic skills necessary to develop and evaluate a program in the public health field

Note: Please be advised the course information above is subject to change. Please consult the University Calendar for the official course description.


TEXTBOOK INFO: E-texts are available for many online courses. For specific information about the textbook(s) for this course, please visit the MUN bookstore website.
IMPORTANT: Questions about textbooks should be directed to the Academic Unit responsible for the course.
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