PBHLT 5521 (2024/2025)

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PBHLT 5521 - Public Health and Surgery
The practice of surgery is rarely considered a public health issue in the United States. however, surgical issues, including trauma and emergency care are gaining recognition as major components of public health on par with infectious diseases, both in the developed and in the developing world. this course uses principles of medical care in the developing world to illustrate the integration of surgery as a component of public health. The instructors of this course bring together expertise in the fields of surgery and public health to provide a rich educational experience that focuses on the delicate balance of individual and population-levels of care. This course will form the foundation for further problem-based learning coursework.

Differential fees (approx. $300) will be charged per credit hour and applied to the semester tuition bill.
Public Health
Credit Range
3 - 3
Academic Year
Permission Required
School Years
Course Classifications
Sanders-Aboulila,April (DC) | aaboulila@sa.utah.edu
Harris,Mark (DD) | mark.harris@hsc.utah.edu
Possible Grade(s)
Fail (F)Incomplete (I)Pass (P)
Phase 1
Add Policy
Course may be added to schedule 30 days before it starts.
Drop Policy

This course can be dropped any time before the last day of class.

No syllabus.

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