380.845.01 | AY 2012-2013 - 4th Term | 3 Credit(s)
F 9:00:00 AM
  • Welcome Message

    All sessions will be held at 200 N. Wolfe Street (Rubinstein Building)

    Division General Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine; 2nd Floor Conference Room 

  • Contact Information
    Arik Marcell
  • Course Learning Objectives

    Upon successfully completing this course, students will be able to:

    • Describe ethical issues in research with adolescents (eg, minor consent, parental notification, research with especially vulnerable populations certificates of confidentiality)
    • Recognize the role cultural identity plays in one’s Discussing of researcher perspectives/assumptions and those of culturally divergent subjects in adolescent health
    • Apply a conceptual approach to Discuss the role that policies play in improving adolescent health using industrialized and developing world examples (eg , Title X, graduated driver licensure, school health policies)
  • Course Description
    Synthesizes knowledge acquired across a range of courses in adolescent health and development and focuses that knowledge in a public health framework from both a domestic and international perspective. Explores ethical issues in research with adolescents, cultural competency in adolescent health and the impact of policy on adolescent health using case studies and interactive discussion.
  • Course Schedule

    Please see the course Session for a full list of dates and items for this course.

  • Intended Audience
    Masters and Doctoral level students interested in Adolescent Health Issues in the School of Public Health and School of Nursing; School of Medicine Fellows
  • Methods of Assessment
    Attendance, class preparation, class discussion, and assignments including presentations and written assignment.

    Additional Faculty Notes:

    Refer to Course Syllabus

  • Academic Ethics Code

    Students enrolled in the Bloomberg School of Public Health of The Johns Hopkins University assume an obligation to conduct themselves in a manner appropriate to the University's mission as an institution of higher education. A student is obligated to refrain from acts which he or she knows, or under the circumstances has reason to know, impair the academic integrity of the University. Violations of academic integrity include, but are not limited to: cheating; plagiarism; knowingly furnishing false information to any agent of the University for inclusion in the academic record; violation of the rights and welfare of animal or human subjects in research; and misconduct as a member of either School or University committees or recognized groups or organizations.

  • Disability Support Services
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