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Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.

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Beginner Level

Approx. 3 hours to complete

Suggested: 3 weeks, 1 hour per week...

English

Subtitles: English

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1
1 hour to complete

Pride: The Success of Public Health

In this module, we’ll hear from three public health heroes about some incredible accomplishments that have saved millions of lives in the United States and around the world....
8 videos (Total 34 min), 1 quiz
8 videos
Santosham Interview7m
Road Safety Introduction32s
Baker Interview9m
WIC Program Introduction10s
Paige Interview9m
Fraser Introduction9s
Fraser Interview2m
1 practice exercise
Public Health Victories10m
Week
2
1 hour to complete

Power: The Tools of Public Health

In this module, we’ll discuss examples of how public health saves lives with data, messaging, and policy changes....
6 videos (Total 25 min), 1 quiz
6 videos
Lucy Wilson & Megan Wallace Interview7m
Public Health Communication Introduction14s
Rosie Henson Interview7m
Public Health Policy Introduction19s
Congressman Henry Waxman Interview7m
1 practice exercise
Public Health Tools10m
Week
3
1 hour to complete

People: Public Health in our Communities

In this module, Harris County Health Officer Dr. Umair Shah drives “carpool karaoke”- style around Baltimore County, Maryland to hear from real health department workers about their work....
6 videos (Total 47 min), 1 quiz
6 videos
Derek: Disease Investigation8m
Terry: Emergency Preparedness11m
Mary: Home Nursing9m
Tyler: Environmental Inspection10m
Doing Good and Doing Well in Public Health5m
1 practice exercise
Module 3 Quiz10m
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Top Reviews

By ACAug 1st 2018

This would be a good course for people beginning work in Public Health. They will be surprised to learn how many aspects of our lives are influenced by public

By RAApr 29th 2018

Very informative. For someone in the healthcare industry, I can use much of what I learned to educate my community and the patients I deal with at work.

Instructors

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Beth A. Resnick, MPH

Associate Scientist
Health Policy and Management
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Joshua Sharfstein, MD

Associate Dean for Public Health Practice

About Johns Hopkins University

The mission of The Johns Hopkins University is to educate its students and cultivate their capacity for life-long learning, to foster independent and original research, and to bring the benefits of discovery to the world....

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