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COMMUNITY HEALTH

Community Health is not offered as a major at undergraduate level.

Comprehensive Primary Health Care I - CMH1501
Under Graduate Degree Semester module NQF level: 5 Credits: 12
Module presented in English
Purpose: To equip the student with the knowledge of the broader concepts of health care systems within an international health related framework and the knowledge and skills to discuss the concepts and elements of comprehensive primary health care within the health system of South Africa and other developing countries.
Comprehensive Primary Health Care II - CMH1502
Under Graduate Degree Semester module NQF level: 5 Credits: 12
Module presented in English
Purpose: To equip the student with knowledge and skills to function effectively as a member of a multidisciplinary team in planning and implementing primary health care within a district-based primary health care approach.
Health and the Environment - CMH1503
Under Graduate Degree Semester module NQF level: 5 Credits: 12
Module presented in English
Purpose: To enable students to identify and address environmental factors that could be detrimental to the physical, emotional and social health of people.
Community Health Practica - CMH2601
Under Graduate Degree Year module NQF level: 6 Credits: 12
Module presented in English
Pre-requisite: CMH1501 & CMH1502 Co-requisite: CMH2602
Purpose: To guide students through experience and action learning opportunities that are relevant to the community health practice.
Health in Communities - CMH2602
Under Graduate Degree Semester module NQF level: 6 Credits: 12
Module presented in English
Pre-requisite: CMH1501 & CMH1502
Purpose: To equip students to understand the dynamics of health in communities and the essential role of healthy families in promoting healthy communities. To equip students with the knowledge and skills to promote family health within existing ethical and legislative frameworks; taking into consideration the diverse African context.
Basic Epidemiology in Health Sciences - CMH3701
Under Graduate Degree Semester module NQF level: 7 Credits: 12
Module presented in English
Co-requisite: RSC2601 or RSC201H
Purpose: To equip students with higher cognitive skills of analysis, synthesis and evaluation. To promote a professional identity and integrity and mindful practice as these culminate in critical thinking and attitudinal change in the application of the theory of epidemiology in the health context.