EVIDENCE BASED PUBLIC HEALTH: KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND PRACTICE

PHE5EBP

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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.

SchoolPsychology and Public Health

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorMelissa Graham

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Available as ElectiveNo

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Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

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Intended Learning Outcomes

01. Demonstrate specialised knowledge of systematic reviews of public health interventions including the conceptual building blocks by summarising and interpreting evidence.
02. Apply the principles and criteria for critical appraisal of evidence.
03. Evaluate the applicability of evidence from systematic reviews to different public health contexts and issues including assessing the opportunities and limitations for translating evidence into policy and practice.

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