Welcome to the CoursePlus Web site for PRINCIPLES AND PRACTICE OF INJURY PREVENTION (305.670.11), a course offered by the Department of Health Policy and Management at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.
Uses a problem-solving paradigm to introduce the principles and practice of injury prevention. Students use class lectures in behavioral, biomechanical, environmental, epidemiological, legislative, policy and community partnership approaches to injury prevention to develop a strategy for addressing a specific injury problem. Students are put in groups for practical application sessions to develop skills learned in the lectures. At the conclusion of the course, the groups present their strategies for addressing the injury problem they have been assigned.
Upon successfully completing this course, students will be able to: use a problem-solving paradigm to address behavioral, biomechanical, environmental, epidemiological, legislative, policy and community partnership approaches to injury prevention.
Mon Tue Wed Sun 8:30 AM to 6:00 PM
those interested in injury prevention methods
Grading Policy: Students will be evaluated on their participation in group exercises and a final paper.
Grading Restrictions: Letter grade