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Health Protection


Course Information

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The aim of the Module is to enable students to establish a strong theoretical knowledge, understanding, application, synthesis and critical evaluation in core principles of Health Protection for future practice and research.

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The Module is designed for students from a range of professional backgrounds, delivering an innovative framework in the core principles of health protection in a global and national context:
▪ Global-National Policy/Strategy/Guidelines
▪ Global-National Systems, Programmes, Services and Interactions
▪ Global-National Epidemiology/Surveillance
▪ Global-National Law and Ethics
▪ Microbiochemical Analysis
▪ Infection Control Principles and Organisation
▪ Immunisation Design, Programmes and Evaluation

There will be a focus on health protection programmes within:
▪ Communicable Diseases
▪ Environmental, Chemical, Radiation and Biological Hazards
▪ Emergency Preparedness, Resilience and Response
▪ Climate Change and Sustainability

Students will develop analytical skills in the investigation, management and evaluation of important health protection cases, situations, incidents and outbreaks.

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PUBH 220 - Semester 2 2023-24
29/01/202431/05/2024£800.00[Read More]