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Springfield College Course Info

Springfield, Massachusetts


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HLTH 525

Human Disease and Health Literacy

This course examines a wide range of contemporary health problems. Students examine the epidemiology and pathology of major diseases and the attendant psychosocial implications. The prevention and control are discussed through the lens of health literacy. Health literacy is the degree to which individuals have the capacity obtain, process, and understand basic health information and services needed to make appropriate health decisions

Units: 3.0