EVIDENCE BASED PUBLIC HEALTH: KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND PRACTICE

PHE5EBP

2014

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject, students in Public Health and Health Promotion learn to use available evidence on the benefits and problems of interventions in policy and practice. In particular, the subject will equip practitioners in public health to contribute to, and benefit from, world-wide initiatives to produce, disseminate and utilise systematic reviews of effectiveness of public health and health promotion interventions. Participants will learn about evidence-based approaches to public health, and develop their skills in analysing and using systematic reviews.

FacultyFaculty of Health Sciences

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorSophie Hill

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

PrerequisitesN/A

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsReading pack available on commencement.PreliminaryN/AN/A

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Start date between: and    Key dates

City, 2014, Week 32-36, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentNo

Maximum enrolment size80

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSophie Hill

Class requirements

Block Mode Week: 32 - 36
Five 6.5 hours block mode per study period from week 32 to week 36 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Block-mode: five 6.5-hour days consisting of lectures/seminars/workshops/readings and team activities."

Directed Reading
One 1.0 days directed reading per study period and delivered via blended.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments%
class participation10
one 1,500 word essay35
one 2,000-2,500 word essay55