Health Risk Assessment and Communication PG (10059.2)
|Faculty:||Faculty of Health|
|Discipline:||Discipline of Public Health|
UC - Canberra, Bruce
Year Teaching Period Convener Mode of Delivery 2020 Semester 2 PROF Shawn SOMERSET (Ph: +61 2 62015380 ) FLEXIBLE
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This unit will focus on hazard identification, dose-response assessment, exposure assessment and risk characterisation.
Risk assessment, communication and evaluation of hazards.
On successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:
1. Apply principles and methodologies used in risk assessment to identify and evaluate hazards in different situations;
2. Use planning, implementation and evaluation skills to design and conduct a simple environmental health impact assessment;
3. Demonstrate a critical understanding of the principles and methodologies employed in risk management; and
4. Present a coherent and sustained argument in analysing the methodologies used in risk communication and public participation.
Up to 10 hours online.