HMM303 - Emerging Infectious Diseases and Their Control

Year: 2019 unit information
Enrolment modes: Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Waurn Ponds (Geelong)
Credit point(s): 1
EFTSL value: 0.125
Unit chair:

Poshmaal Dhar 

Prerequisite:

One of: SLE234, HMM202 or HSH216

Corequisite:

Nil

Incompatible with:

Nil

Contact hours:

1 x 2 hour class per week and 1 x 2 hour (equivalent) cloud (online) class per week

Content

This unit will provide students with knowledge of clinically relevant emerging infectious diseases. Current emerging infectious diseases, as well as potential future threats will be considered, as well as the mechanisms responsible for the emergence and re-emergence of infectious diseases. It will also delineate the ‘One Health’ approach to ameliorating these diseases.

Assessment

Assessment task 1: Written case study report (1500 words) 30% 

Assessment task 2: Weekly seminar questionnaire (10 classes x 2%) 20% total

Assessment task 3: Examination (2 hours) 50%

Unit Fee Information

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