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Anna M. Bruck
B HLTH 397
Bothell Campus

Current Health Topics

Survey of current issues in human health with analysis of selected topics. The personal, social, political, and economic aspects of health are explored through professional health writing and interdisciplinary literature.

Class description

Course Title: BHS 397 Disaster Preparation and Population Health (Hybrid Course - in class meeting dates To Be Determined). Examines the interconnected social, political, environmental and human factors that impact the resiliency of communities and individuals in disasters. Explores public health approaches to promote disaster preparation and mitigation. Promotes students’ understanding of inter-professional collaborations to address disaster planning.

Student learning goals

1. Recognize common disasters and their implications for local, national, and international populations.

2. Articulate the interconnected social, political, environmental and human factors that impact the resiliency of communities and individuals in disasters.

3. Explain key concepts and practices in risk management

4. Discuss public health program strategies for disaster preparation and mitigation

5. Describe insights about one’s role in, and commitment to, disaster preparation and response within the family, local community, workplace or beyond.

General method of instruction

Recommended preparation

Class assignments and grading


The information above is intended to be helpful in choosing courses. Because the instructor may further develop his/her plans for this course, its characteristics are subject to change without notice. In most cases, the official course syllabus will be distributed on the first day of class.
Last Update by Sandra B. Maddox
Date: 02/10/2014