A Community Health Approach to Social Emergencies, American Racism, and Firearm Injury Prevention (APA2325.01)

Dr. Christopher Barsotti

This course introduces students to the confluence of factors related to firearm injury – a leading cause of premature death in the United States. Sessions will explore multi-level health strategies that may be developed to prevent and treat firearm injury in American society. Students will gain exposure and experience in program design by creating, operationalizing, and evaluating the impact of a novel, narrative-based educational framework for community outreach that unifies community stakeholders with their health systems, healthcare providers, and first responders. Readings will involve both real-world programmatic documents/evaluations as well as peer-reviewed journal articles.


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Delivery Method: Entirely remote (synchronous)
Prerequisites:None.
Course Level: 2000-level
Credits: 2
M/Th 10:00AM - 11:50AM (1st seven weeks)
Maximum Enrollment: 30
Course Frequency: One time only

Categories: All courses , Advancement of Public Action , Entirely Remote
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