Health Patterns of Disease (8576.2)
|Level:||Level 2 - Undergraduate Intermediate Unit|
|Faculty:||Faculty of Health|
|Discipline:||Discipline of Public Health|
UC - Canberra, Bruce
Year Teaching Period Convener Mode of Delivery 2020 Semester 2 DR Indira SAMARAWICKREMA (Ph: +61 2 62015442 ) FLEXIBLE
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This unit will cover the applications of clinical epidemiological techniques in the evaluation of patterns of disease including evidence and causation, diagnostic tests, disease patterns and variation, environmental influences on health, disease aetiology and prognosis, and illness prevention.
On successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:
1. Understand causes of selected diseases;
2. Be aware of environmental influences on health;
3. Identify patters and distribution of disease;
4. Understand disease aetiology and prognosis; and
5. Describe methods of illness prevention and treatment.
Three to four hours per week.
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