Public Health (PC12405)
The content of this course is a requisite for all first-year students and requires a passing grade to meet satisfactory completion of the first-year curriculum. The instructors have expertise in public health aspects of clinical care. This course presents social, ethical, and policy issues to optometrists-in-training at the beginning of their first professional year, prior to their being exposed to patient care. The course is designed to provide the underpinnings to practicing the profession of optometry in a caring, competent manner within the current health care environment.