Chronic Diseases: Prevention and Control
Chronic Disease Pathophysiology
Describe chronic disease processes and basic changes to the body's normal structure and function that occur in major chronic diseases that are among the leading causes of death and disability.
Chronic Disease Population Patterns
Discuss the distribution of major chronic diseases in the population.
Chronic Disease Causes & Risk Factors
Identify causes and risk factors for major chronic diseases, including biological, behavioral, social, and environmental determinants of individual and population health.
Chronic Disease Consequences
Discuss the physical, emotional, social, and economic effects of major chronic diseases on individuals, families, and society.
Chronic Disease Prevention & Control
Discuss primary, secondary, and tertiary prevention of major chronic diseases, based on an integrated understanding of chronic disease pathophysiology, population patterns, causes & risk factors, and consequences.
Analyze peer-reviewed scientific articles about major chronic diseases and communicate the public health implications of chronic disease research findings.
Personal Accountability for Chronic Disease Prevention
Analyze one's own personal health behavior and family health history and apply chronic disease prevention measures in one's own life.