Infectious Diseases: Prevention and Control

Infectious Diseases: Prevention and Control
Human infectious disease risk factors; bacterial, viral, and parasitic agents; pathology, diagnosis, treatment, prevention, and control; communicable, vector-borne, zoonotic, and bioterror diseases of public health.
 Hours3.0 Credit, 3.0 Lecture, 0.0 Lab
 TaughtFall, Winter, Spring
 ProgramsContaining HLTH 311
Course Outcomes

Biology, Ecology and Transmission of Infectious Disease Agents

Describe transmission, risk factors, symptoms, pathology, treatment, and control and prevention measures for common viral, bacterial, and parasitic infectious diseases of public health importance.

Prevention and Control in Diverse Settings

Understand the various challenges and opportunities in preventing and controlling infectious diseases in diverse population settings (e.g., healthcare settings, mother-child relationships, resource-poor locations, food protection and emergency situations).

Applying Scientific Literature to Public Health Practice

Research, analyze, and organize published infectious disease information for the purpose of utilizing and communicating scientific information for the reduction of infectious disease risks among diverse populations.