Health Aspects of Crises,Emergencies and Disasters - PHCM9662

Faculty: Faculty of Medicine

School: School of Public Health and Community Medicine

Course Outline: See Course Outline

Campus: Sydney

Career: Postgraduate

Units of Credit: 6

EFTSL: 0.12500 (more info)

Indicative Contact Hours per Week: 2

Enrolment Requirements:

Prerequisite: Students who are not enrolled in a postgraduate program in the Faculty of Medicine should contact the School of Public Health and Community Medicine to discuss their background and seek enrolment approval.

CSS Contribution Charge: 2 (more info)

Tuition Fee: See Tuition Fee Schedule

Further Information: See Class Timetable

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The aim of this course is to increase your capacity to operate as public health professionals and or healthcare managers within the context of local or international crises, emergencies and disasters. The faculty will work with you to develop your knowledge of the healthcare aspects of these events, prepare you to assess and respond to such events from the perspective of healthcare services and providers, and assist you to develop the skills required to work within disaster and complex emergency settings.

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