CHP 517 Overview of Maternal and Child Health 3.0 Credits
This course covers key principles and methods of maternal and child health (MCH) using a public health lens. This course will look at key points in the reproductive cycle, to include family planning, prenatal health, birth and the postpartum period; and then explore child health, to include infant and child morbidity and mortality, child development, LGBT health issues, and children and youth with special health care needs. The course will introduce common environmental and occupational exposures of women, fetuses, infants and children and discuss exposure prevention interventions.
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit