ADVANCED SEMINAR IN INJURY PREVENTION Syllabus

305.865.11 | AY 2013-2014 - Summer Inst. Term | 2 Credit(s)
  • Contact Information
  • Course Learning Objectives
    Upon successfully completing this course, students will be able to develop intermediate to advanced skills for application in developing, implementing, and/or evaluating injury prevention programs, and policies; and/or translating injury prevention science into programs and policies.
  • Course Description

    Broadens, advances, and challenges existing skills and knowledge of injury prevention students and/or multi-disciplined injury prevention practitioners. Elaborates on the National Core Competencies for Injury and Violence Prevention. In addition to interactive lecture, students are given as many opportunities as possible, within the constraints of the 2-day training, to practice skills through practical application sessions for a facilitated hands-on, skills-development experience. Each offering highlights at least one competency in depth.

  • Intended Audience

    current degree students and those from outside the unviersity looking for advanced training in Injury Prevention

  • Methods of Assessment

    Grading Policy: Students are evaluated based on participation in hands-on training sessions and final paper.

    Grading Restrictions: Pass and Fail

  • Prerequisites

    Recommended prerequisite: Principles and Practice of Injury Prevention 305.670.11 and/or an introductory graduate level course in Injury Prevention

  • Academic Ethics Code

    The code, discussed in the Policy and Procedure Memorandum for Students, March 31, 2002, will be adhered to in this class:

    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

    If you are a student with a documented disability who requires an academic accommodation, please contact Betty H. Addison in the Office of Student Life Services: baddison@jhsph.edu, 410-955-3034, or 2017 E. Monument Street.