PH3740 Community-Based Health Assessment - Syllabus Feature...

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1 Syllabus Feature Considerations Instructor & TA Information (for each Faculty and TA ) Names: Faculty: Frank I. Moore & Ximena Urrutia-Rojas TA: TBN E-mail addresses: ; Ximena.Urrutia- Work telephone numbers and other numbers as appropriate (e.g., cell phone, fax, and division numbers): 210-562-5507; 210-562- 5536 Office locations: 8550 Datapoint Dr. Suite 200 San Antonio, TX 78229 Office hours: By Appointment Course Description Course number and title: PHS 3740 Community-Based Health Assessment Semester: Fall 2009 Credit hours Credits: 4 Format:___ITV___Online_X_Face-to-face___Hybrid The goal of this course is to have each student demonstrate mastery of methods for rapidly assessing community health problems, their policy context and the resources committed to their solution. This course surveys the core functions of public health as they are fulfilled by community partners with responsibility for the assessment, policy development and assurance functions. This is a designated core course. This course is offered at the San Antonio Regional Campus. Textbook and Materials Textbook information and other materials. 1. D J Peterson, G R Alexander. Needs assessment in public health. A practical guide for students and professionals. Kluwer Academic/Plenum Publishers, New York, 2001. ISBN 0-306- 46530-2. 2. Minkler, Meredith, Community Organizing & Community Building For Health , Rutgers University Press, 2003 3. Mcknight, John, The Careless Society: Community And Its Counterfeits , Basic Books, 1995 4. Skocpol, Theda. Diminished Democracy: From Membership to Management in American Civic Life
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2 5. Putnam, Robert D. Bowling Alone : The Collapse and Revival of American Community ; 6. Kretzmann, J.P. & Mcknight, J.L. Building Communities From The Inside Out: a Path Toward Finding and Mobilizing A Community’s Assets , ACTA Publications, Chicago, 1993 7. El Bindari-Hammad & Smith, Primary Health Care Reviews: Guidelines and Methods, World Health Organization. Geneva 1992. 8. Institute Of Medicine Of The National Academy Of Sciences, The Future Of Public Health , National Academy Press, Washington, D.C., 1988. All texts are available on the reserve shelf of the library . Students may order your own copies if they wish to own them. We strongly recommend that students purchase text # 1. This book will be available at the UTHSCSA book store. Additional readings will be also on reserve. Other handout materials will be posted on Blackboard. Course Learning
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