• Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 14 days
    Duration
EdX is an online learning platform trusted by over 12 million users offering the Population Health - Disease Prevention and Management in collaboration with Doane University - DoaneX. Identify key socio-economic and cultural determinants of population health outcomes, analyze the impact of socio-cultural factors on access to health care and adjust health promotions and interventions accordingly.
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Overview

The connections between prevention, wellness and behavioral health science with healthcare delivery, quality and safety, lifestyle medicine-based disease management and economic issues of value and risk—all in the service of specific populations and subpopulations - need to be made in order that disease can be prevented and managed within these populations. 

The programme

Learners who take this course will come away with the knowledge to be able to identify key socio-economic and cultural determinants of population health outcomes, analyze the impact of socio-cultural factors on access to health care and adjust health promotions and interventions accordingly.

This Population Health - Disease Prevention and Management course at Doane University - DoaneX is part of the Certified Lifestyle Medicine MicroMasters program. For an introduction to lifestyle medicine, see the Lifestyle Medicine Competencies Professional Certificate program.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Deadline and start date A student can apply at any time for this programme, there is no deadline.
  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 14 days
    • Part-time variant
      Flexible
    • Duration description

      2 weeks

      5 to 10 hours per week

  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online
    • Time flexibility
      Self-paced
  • More information Go to the programme website

Programme Structure

What you'll learn

  • Identify the three types of disease prevention care/management
  • Identify determinants of health and their effect on healthcare outcomes and access.
  • Discuss the social and economic imperative of health promotion. 
  • Define the concept of lifestyle medicine-based disease management and understand the economic case. 
  • Identify the need for and value of integrating lifestyle medicine into the community, including worksites and healthcare institutions. 
  • Characterize the differences between chronic care and preventive care management. 
  • Identify key characteristics and components of a successful lifestyle medicine-based population health model as they pertain to disease prevention and management.
  • Describe the factors that play a role in the shift to population health management and leverage points in the system for intervention. 

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

Prerequisites

  • Bachelor’s degree or
  • Minimum 5 years work experience in a healthcare related field
  • Basic understanding of economics and finance

Tuition Fee

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Funding

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