Education Connection - Public Health Curriculum

Education Connection - Public Health Curriculum

Program Reviewed

Public Health 101: From Disease Prevention to Disaster Preparedness

Courses and Credit Recommendations

  • Introduction to Public Health (3 credits, lower level)

Dates Valid

September 2012 - September 2019

Source of Records

Education Connection; 355 Goshen Road; Litchfield, CT 06798

About the Reviewed Program

Education Connection is one of Connecticut's six Regional Service Centers. Their mission as the regional educational service center in western Connecticut is to promote the success of school districts and their communities. A continuing commitment to quality and excellence is their standard of performance. Education Connection offers a range of professional learning opportunities to assist district staff in their shared pursuit of improved student learning.

This review was funded by the Connecticut Health & Life Sciences Career Initiative (HLSCI), a Trade Adjustment Assistance Community College and Career Training grant, as implemented by the U.S. Department of Labor. HLSCI is an equal opportunity program. Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities.

Course Description

Introduction to Public Health (3 credits, lower level)
A survey of the breadth and depth of public health and its significance for populations on local, national and global levels. Nature and scope of public health practice including concepts of organization of public health services and policy are explored.