HEALTH DATA FOR DECISION MAKING - SKILLS ENHANCEMENT
Credit points: 15
In this subject, students will undertake three online modules. In the first module students explore the history, development and uses of epidemiology, learn basic epidemiological concepts and are introduced to health surveillance and basic ethical principals pertinent to public health. In the second module students are introduced to tools, souces and methods for measuring, monitoring and displaying health status data. The third module discusses different types of epidemiological studies (analytical and descriptive) and briefly introduces the steps involved in the investigation of outbreaks.
FacultyFaculty of Health Sciences
Subject Co-ordinatorLeila Karimi
Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes
Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters
Incompatible subjects PHE5HDD and must not be enrolled in the following course codes HMPHC, HZPHID, HZHPHID, HZPHHA
Special conditions Offered subject to sufficient enrolment numbers. Not available to MPH, MPH/MHA, MPH/MID students.
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Online, 2014, Semester 2, Online
Maximum enrolment sizeN/A
Subject Instance Co-ordinatorLeila Karimi
Scheduled Online Class
One 39.0 hours scheduled online class per study period and delivered via online.
"Students must have reliable access to PC and familiarity with using the internet as subject materials and module discussion and facilitation occurs online. Students must be able to work online for 3-6 hours each week."
|Two essays, 2500-3000 words||70|
|twelve 20-40 word module assessments and participation on Bulletin Board equivalent to 1,500-words||30|