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2016-2017 Springfield College Undergraduate Catalog 
2016-2017 Springfield College Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

HLTH 425 - 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.

Credits: 3