Minor in Health Studies - Health Promotion Policy HPRO 2120   Health Promotion Policy
CREDIT HOURS: 3
The purpose of the course is to introduce students to the concept of policy and health promotion policy in particular. Students will be exposed to content that describes how policy is developed/approved/changed on the basis of research/evidence and what processes/tools can be used to influence political decision-making as it relates to the adoption of new/changed policy. Through the use of case studies, students will be asked to critically analyze existing health promotion policies and understand issues related to policy interpretation, application and compliance at national, provincial and local levels.
COREQUISITES: IPHE 4900
PREREQUISITES: HPRO 1195.03/HEED 1195.03
RESTRICTIONS: Restricted to Health Promotion students. Others by permission of instructor with priority to Health Professions students.