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Communicable Disease Control PG (10053.2)

Level: Postgraduate Level
Credit Points: 3
HECS Bands: 2
Faculty: Faculty of Health
Discipline: Discipline of Public Health

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  • Semester 2, 2017, INTENSIVE, BRUCE (164325) - View
  • Flexible and Self Paced Period 7, 2017, ONLINE, BRUCE (174101) - View
  • Flexible and Self Paced Period 6, 2017, ONLINE, BRUCE (174100) - View
  • Flexible and Self Paced Period 1, 2017, INTENSIVE, BRUCE (163320) - View

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Syllabus

This unit will focus on the nature and scope of communicable diseases of public health significance, including epidemiology and control strategies.

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:

1. Critically review the ecology, transmission and control of communicable diseases of public health importance;

2. Synthesise the principles of active and passive surveillance;

3. Apply review outbreak investigation principles to real world scenarios;

4. Present a coherent and sustained argument on the fundamentals of immunology and their relationship to the development of immunisation; and

5. Demonstrate a deep understanding of the challenges of disease control in different settings, nationally and internationally.

Contact Hours

Up to 10 hours per week on-line, or intensive.

Prerequisites

None.

Corequisites

None.

Assumed Knowledge

NONE

Incompatible Units

NONE.

Equivalent Units

NO.


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