Teaching Dates: Monday 24 to Friday 28 July 2017
Teaching Period: Y5
Value: 6 Points
Our Epidemiology and Control of Communicable Diseases unit is designed to allow students to understand the principles of infectious disease emergence and transmission using current cases and examples.
The unit reviews the traditional tools of outbreak and epidemic investigation, combined with ideas on environmental change as a major driving force behind disease emergence.
Topics covered include:
The five-day unit will consist of a combination of lectures, practical case studies and discussions of recent regional and global outbreaks.
For preparation, pre-reading will be sent out two weeks prior to the teaching week.
Anyone with an interest in infectious diseases, microbiology and/or environmental health issues is welcome. This includes microbiologists, health department staff, doctors, nurses, students of public health, researchers, managers, ecologists and environmental scientists, and anyone working in areas relating to infectious disease prevention and control.
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International students: please contact the UWA International Office for correct fees at [email protected]
You may choose to participate with or without assessment. If the assessment is successfully completed, you may have your unit credited towards most School of Population Health courses undertaken within five years.
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