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|Unit chair:||A Ward|
One of: SLE234, HMM202 or HSH216
3 x 1 hour lectures per week, 5 x 3 hour practical classes per Trimester and online discussions
Unit commences in 2015
Online teaching methods require internet access. Please refer to the most current computer specifications.
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.
Written case study report (1000 words) 20%, group case study report (1000 words) 20%, written report (1000 words) 20%, examination (2 hours) 40%
Engelkirk, P.G. and Duben-Engelkirk, J. ‘Burton's Microbiology for the Health Sciences’, 9th Edition.
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