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OUR LADY OF FATIMA UNIVERSITY

COURSE SYLLABUS (STUDENTS COPY)

COMMUNITY AND PUBLIC HEALTH FOR MEDICAL LABORATORY SCIENCE

MEDICAL LABORATORY COURSE DESCRIPTION


COLLEGE
SCIENCE
It deals with the study of the foundations of community health that includes human ecology, demography, and
epidemiology. It emphasizes the promotion of community, public and environmental health.
DEPARTMENT MLS
COURSE OUTCOMES(CO)
After successful completion of this course, students already have:
COURSE CODE CPHM 121
 CO1: Understand concept of community, community organizing, and quality of health.

 CO2: Increased the level of awareness about communicable and non-communicable diseases.
Community and Public
DESCRIPTIVE TITLE Health for Medical  C03: Recognize the importance of promotion of community health, community habits, and proper hygiene.
Laboratory Science
 CO4: Appreciate the significance of health in the community.

 C05: Develop the ability to organize a community.

PREREQUISITE (S) None

WEEK UNIT OUTCOMES (UO) COURSE CONTENT


 Define Public Health and discuss the scope of the subject  Introduction to Community
 Introduction to Community and Public Health and History of and Public Health
1
Public Health in the Philippines  History of Public Health in the
 Examine the history of public health in the Philippines Philippines
 Apply statistical principles to specific area of study within public  Introduction to Statistics
2 health
 Recognize and utilize appropriate statistical procedure and tools
 Compute for the population size using the arithmetic and  Demography
3 geometric methods of estimating the population size
 Define rates, ratios, and vital statistics  Rates, Rations, Vital
4 Statistics
 Compute for the different health statistics applied in Public
Health
 Explain Basic Concepts of Epidemiology  Epidemiology
5
 Illustrate the different study designs applied in Public Health
6 Preliminary Examination
 Integrate the importance of the availability and  Community Organization and
7 institutionalization of health programs in the reduction of Health/ Health Programs in
mortality and morbidity rates of common public problems in the the Philippines
 country
Conduct their own community assessment based on a  Community Assessment /
hypothetical community case Community Health Project
8
 Conceptualize and plan a health project regarding the Planning, Implementation,
community Monitoring and Evaluation
 Integrate different methods and strategies of health education  Human behavior, assessment
as well as on assessing community perceptions toward health of community perception on
9
health and health promotion
and education
10  Integrate different methods and strategies of health education  Communicable Diseases
as well as on assessing community perceptions toward health (Part1)
 Integrate different methods and strategies of health education  Communicable Diseases
11 as well as on assessing community perceptions toward health (Part2)
12 Midterm Examination

13  Integrate different methods and strategies of health education  Non-communicable diseases


as well as on assessing community perceptions toward health
 Integrate the importance of nutrition in public health  Nutrition
14
 Discuss current nutritional trends in the Philippines
 Recognize the importance of Environmental health, sanitation,  Environmental health
15 and other practices as it affect public health
 Integrate the importance of occupational health including  Occupational health
16 strategies to promote wellness in the workplace

 Integrate the importance of Disaster Risk Reduction in Public  Disaster Management


17 Health as well as present a feasible community disaster plan

Final Examination
18
GRADING SYSTEM
The final grade of the student is interpreted as shown on the table below:
95.00 – 83.00-85.00
AVERAGE ABOVE 98.00 94.00 90.00 - 93.00 86.00 - 89.00 80.00-82.00 76.00-79.00 75.00 74.00 and below
97.00
FINAL GRADE 1.00 1.25 1.50 1.75 2.00 2.25 2.50 2.75 3.00 5.0
FDA (Failure due to Absences) UW (Unauthorized Withdrawal) INC (Incomplete)
AW (authorized withdrawal NFE (No Final Examination
Lecture 60%: Prelims (20%) Midterms (20%) Finals (20%) Performance Task (35%) Research (5%)
Laboratory 40%: Written Practical Exam (20%) Plenary 1 (20%) Plenary 2 (20%) Performance Task (35%) Laboratory Output/Manual (5%)