Injury Prevention (PUBH5415) - Professional Development Course


This course aims to provide students with a clear understanding of the magnitude of the injury burden, both in the developed and developing world, and the strategies that are required to address this burden.

This two-day intensive course is offered by the University of Sydney’s School of Public Health in conjunction with The George Institute for Global Health.

The course combines a series of lectures with interactive small group work and a computer-based practical session.

Course aims

After completing this Unit, you will understand and apply:

  • Descriptive epidemiology of injury burden,
  • Injury data, surveillance and analyses,
  • Risk group identification: including young males, older persons, indigenous populations and children and
  • Effective intervention strategies for reduction and control of injury.


Unit coordinator: Professor Rebecca Ivers, Director of the Injury Division, The George Institute for Global Health


Day 1: Friday 16 October 2015
Day 2: Monday 19 October 2015

Application deadline

There is a limit of 40 places, so please book your place early.

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More information

Office for Teaching and Learning
Room 329, Level 3
Edward Ford Building (A27)
The University of Sydney
NSW 2006 Australia

Phone: +61 2 9351 4366