Table of Contents




Policy Development

Education / Outreach

Disease Mitigation

Emerging Issues

Food Safety

Course Assessment




Public Health Principles

Welcome to Public Health Principles. This course is designed for you, the human or animal food safety inspector or investigator, to acquire the basic public health knowledge needed to successfully conduct your work. During this course you will learn about the goal of public health and will explore topics such as successful public health programs, policy development, and emerging health issues. Upon completion of this course, you will understand that the actions of public health professionals help promote and protect human, animal, and ecosystem health.