Course Code HLTH 623
Course Title Risk and Exposure Assessment in Public Health
Online Offers No offers currently scheduled.
Last offer: Fall 2020
Course Location Online
Credit Weight 0.5
Course Description

Methods used to assess human health risks associated with biological, chemical and physical exposures in the environment, focusing on hazard identification, dose-response assessment, exposure assessment, and risk characterization. The course examines the strengths and weaknesses of various types of risk assessment approaches, the inherent uncertainties in each stage of risk assessment, and the interactive role of risk assessment and risk management in public health decision-making. Course open to MPH students. Others may be admitted with consent of instructor.

Typical terms may not reflect online offerings.

Course Work and Exam Fall 2020 course outline (note 2)
Requisites
    SPHHS students only;
  • Prerequisite: PHS 604 or HLTH 604
Materials
  • Software: Microsoft PowerPoint
System Requirements
  • A computer with Internet access is required for all online and multimodal courses. Please see the System Requirements.
Taught in English
Special Notes 1) This course fulfills one of the MPH elective requirements.
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