Montgomery College 2022-2023 Catalog 
    Mar 21, 2023  
Montgomery College 2022-2023 Catalog
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HLTH 298 - Global Health Capstone

Expand knowledge of public health into a broader perspective of globalization. Embedded within the course will be what the public health model is and how it applies personally, professionally and globally. Lectures structured around the sustainable health goals built on the success of the Millennium health goals to help transform our world. The course will expand concepts of socioeconomic status, inequalities, and the impact on health among low, moderate, and high-income countries. Student will have the opportunity to analyze the sustainable health goals as they relate to one’s own choices, education, and background. This course will give the students a broad perspective to evaluate future decisions of occupation in the public health field. PREREQUISITE(S): HLTH 160  and HLTH 225 . Three hours each week.

3 semester hours

Course Outcomes:
Upon course completion, a student will be able to:

  • Define and explore the dimensions of public health from a global perspective.  
  • Describe the impact globalization has on communicable and noncommunicable diseases, dietary practices, environmental, and maternal health.
  • Examine health disparities among different populations of low, middle, and high income countries.
  • Identify impacts and trends of social determinants on health practices.
  • Measure mortality and morbidity from a global health perspective.   
  • Analyze natural disasters and complex humanitarian emergencies that have an effect on health outcome.
  • Evaluate the impact of individualization to globalization reflecting how personal decisions of health are effected nation by nation.
  • Explain how health behaviors can be communicated based on the communication and behavior theory. 
  • Distinguish and analyze how media can be utilized to promote health behavior initiatives with an understanding of cultural aspects.

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