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    University of Scranton
   
 
  Dec 13, 2017
 
 
    
Undergraduate Catalog 2013-2014 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

CHED 230 - (D,S) Health Promotion/Disease Prevention and Health Disparities

3 cr.


(Prerequisites: EXSC 212  or NUTR 110  or NUTR 220  or permission of instructor)

This course overviews health promotion/disease prevention in the United States, including health promotion statistics, strategies/resources and health disparities (social justice).  Areas highlighted are cultural and behavioral influences on disease, equity in prevention strategies, culturally competent and gender-specific interventions (i.e., people of color, women, the aged, people with disabilities/mental illness).