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 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: 2 (more info)

Tuition Fee: See Tuition Fee Schedule

Further Information: See Class Timetable

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This is a PLuS Alliance course offered through UNSW. Students at UNSW, Arizona State University and Kings College London who are in a PLuS Alliance program can enrol into this course.

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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