Mapping the Issues: Public Health, Law, and Ethics. Pp. 1-19.
I. PUBLIC HEALTH
What are the various definitions offered for "public health"? World Health Organization- Utopian conception of an ideal state of physical and mental health. Charles Edward A
Study Questions for the First Exam: HLTH 478-001
TEXT: Essentials of Health Policy and Law
make health policy-related topics so complex?
Public opinion polls, media coverage and policy debates all add to the complexity
of health po
Chapter 2: Policy and the Policy Making Process
the first steps for any student of health policy?
To understand what policy is generally and to learn about the policy making
What is an authoritative decision in policy making?
Lauren Brazukas February 18, 2013 Health 478 Exam 2 Study Guide
Class PowerPoint: Personal Privacy, Public Concern, and Political Pressure
If it is impractical or unconstitutional to prohibit a health-related activity, how can the government still exer
Chapter 4: Overview of the United States Healthcare System
Why is it in some ways misleading to refer to the "health care system" in the United States? This can be misleading because the United States does not have a unified health system. (p.45) What
Chapter 3: Law and the Legal System
What is the primary purpose of law? The primary purpose of law is to function as the main tool with which we organize ourselves as an advanced, democratic society. (p.31) What factors make law and legal processes so
Chapter Eight: Health Economics in a Health Policy Context.
Define the following: utility, diminishing marginal utility, opportunity costs. Utility- Making the decision that gives the most satisfaction Diminishing Marginal Utility- At some point, obtai
Chapter Seven: Understanding Health Insurance.
What factors shaped the emergence of private health insurance? The absence of government-sponsored health insurance plans helped the private sector flourish. This began with the emergence of Blue Cross, Bl
Chapter Six: Individual Rights in Health Care and Public Health
What factors require health care law to change over time? Legal principles have been rejected, developed and defined over many decades to define the relationship between the individuals an
Textbook Chapter Five: Public Health Institutions and Systems
According to the U.S. Public Health Service "Public Health in America Statement", what should be the goals of governmental public health agencies? To prevent epidemics and the spread of dise
Chapter Two: Public Health Ethics. Pp. 59-96.
1. What is the central question of public health ethics? What are the appropriate limits on the state's power when its exercise to safeguard the public's health and safety interferes with individual interests?
Chapter One: The Public's Health. Pp. 23-57.
I. PREVENTION AND THE POPULATION-BASED PERSPECTIVE
Compare and contrast how medicine and public health frame the causes of mortality. Medicine looks at what actually killed the person physiologically, while
NOTE: The PowerPoint presentations are intended to tie together the major themes
presented in the textbook and the readings. They will overlap with and reinforce the most
important points raised in the textbook and the readings.