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DNP830 Global Population Health

Global Population Health uses epidemiologic methodology to examine global health issues and disease in human populations. Students explore innovative solutions to the world’s health care problems through collaboration and discuss the strengths and weaknesses inherent in each. They examine current, select global problems, such as infectious diseases, bioterrorism attacks, and effects of disasters and emergencies.  Special attention is paid to the sensitivity and advocacy for vulnerable populations worldwide. Students examine cultural compassion and caring for diverse populations at risk within the healthcare profession. 

This course includes documentation of at least 80 hours of immersion towards the 1000 hours due during the DNP program.