Jun 27, 2022  
Loyola Marymount University Bulletin 2021-2022 
    
Loyola Marymount University Bulletin 2021-2022

HHSC 344 Global and Community Health


3 semester hours

This course will address all different kinds of health issues in the local community and around the globe. Global and Community Health will address issues on LMU's campus, in Los Angeles, in the United States, and in other regions of the world. These aspects of health include physical, intellectual, social, spiritual, and emotional. The primary topics will be health promotion, disease prevention, health systems, consumer health issues, communicable diseases, and chronic health problems. Each of these issues will be addressed from the perspective of each of the communities previously stated. Critical thinking will be a major component of this course, and ethical and environmental considerations will also be addressed. The topics will be timely and applicable to current health concerns around the globe. There will also be a focus on health promotion and how best to address the health concerns in the variety of communities discussed.