TOPICS IN RISK ASSESSMENT Syllabus
Course Learning Objectives
Upon successfully completing this course, students will be able to:
- identify and critically assess key science and policy issues involved in the application of the risk sciences to public health policy decision-making
- develop solutions for addressing public health problems
Uses a case study approach of a selected risk-based public health issue to integrate student’s application of the skills in the risk sciences (risk assessment, risk management, and risk communication) developed in the previous three Risk Sciences and Public Policy Certificate Program core courses to critically analyze the development and implementation of public health policy.
Students enrolled in the Risk certificate
Methods of Assessment
Grading Policy: Student evaluation based on class participation and assignments.
Grading Restrictions: Letter grade
317.600, 317.605, 317.610
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: email@example.com, 410-955-3034, or 2017 E. Monument Street.