Module Catalogues

Organising the Health of the Public V: Public Health across the Lifespan

Module Title Organising the Health of the Public V: Public Health across the Lifespan
Module Level Level 3
Module Credits 5.00
Academic Year 2017/18
Semester SEM1

Aims and Fit of Module

The aim of this module is to introduce students to the basic principles of human growth and development from the prenatal period through senescence using a longitudinal, lifespan approach.

Learning outcomes

A Formulate a basic understanding of the human life course and human development and their relationship to the health of populations.
B Organise linkages between growth & development, health needs, and the health care system.
C Critically appraise the effectiveness of health care systems to address and manage the particular life stage health needs of a population.

Method of teaching and learning

Lectures and Seminars.