Injury epidemiology, prevention and control
Postgraduate public health students, public health trainees, health professionals and individuals with an interest in injury epidemiology, prevention and control
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An undergraduate degree and familiarity with the internet and email
This one semester online unit teaches students about the principles of injury epidemiology, prevention and control. It provides a basis for the assessment and investigation of injury issues and the development, implementation and evaluation of injury prevention programs
Key topics include:
- The principles of injury prevention and control
- The burden of injury
- Data requirements of injury prevention programs including key strategies
- Program implementation
- Program evaluation
- Injury in Indigenous Australians and the Asian region
Assessment includes submission of a written assignment and participation in moderated online discussions scheduled during the semester
Yes - this unit is a postgraduate elective in Public Health
The unit may be completed by non-award students (ie without enrolment in a full post-graduate degree). Students can also enrol in this course and earn credit to be accrued toward future enrolment in an approved course of study at The University of Sydney
This course is delivered online. It offers practical case studies, online discussion with leading injury control professionals and content developed by leaders in injury prevention and control from across Australia
2014 course costs
Course fees for online units of study:
Domestic students: $2,125 (4CP)
International students: $3,258 (4CP)
Second Semester 2014
The 2014 course brochure is available featuring further information on this course.
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