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HLTH 3104 [0.5 credit] Regulatory Issues and Human Health

The general principles of health regulatory policies in Canada. The role of scientific evidence in developing legislation and regulations at different levels, including probable levels of risk, standards of evidence, cost-benefit analysis, ethical considerations, psychosocial factors influencing risk management and compliance, and evolving technologies.
Prerequisite(s): HLTH 1000 or HLTH 1001, or permission of the department.
Lecture and seminar three hours a week.