Outbreak Investigation - PHCM9731

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: 0

Enrolment Requirements:

Prerequisite: Students who are not enrolled in a postgraduate program in the School of Public Health and Community Medicine will need to provide approval from their program authority and the approval of the course convenor to

CSS Contribution Charge: 3 (more info)

Tuition Fee: See Tuition Fee Schedule

Further Information: See Class Timetable

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The focus of this course is outbreak investigation and response. The course will begin with an examination of steps used in outbreak investigations to develop the most rapid and appropriate response. Skills in investigating outbreaks of infectious diseases, such as SARS, will be gained using scenarios in healthcare facilities, emerging infectious diseases and disaster scenarios in the global community.

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