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Health Risk Assessment and Communication PG (10059.2)

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

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Unit Outlines

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  • Semester 2, 2017, INTENSIVE, BRUCE (164444) - View
  • Flexible and Self Paced Period 7, 2017, ONLINE, BRUCE (174090) - View
  • Flexible and Self Paced Period 6, 2017, ONLINE, BRUCE (174089) - View
  • Flexible and Self Paced Period 1, 2017, INTENSIVE, BRUCE (163319) - View

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Syllabus

This unit will focus on hazard identification, dose-response assessment, exposure assessment and risk characterisation.

Risk assessment, communication and evaluation of hazards.

Learning Outcomes

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.

Contact Hours

Up to 10 hours online.

Prerequisites

None.

Corequisites

None.

Assumed Knowledge

None.

Incompatible Units

None.

Equivalent Units

None.


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