HSH102 - Disease Prevention and Control

Year:

2020 unit information 

Enrolment modes: Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Waurn Ponds (Geelong), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s): 1
EFTSL value: 0.125
Prerequisite:

Nil 

Corequisite:

Nil

Incompatible with:

HSH111

Study commitment

Students will on average spend 150 hours over the trimester undertaking the teaching, learning and assessment activities for this unit.

Scheduled learning activities - campus

11 face-to-face 2-hour seminars for on-campus students.

Scheduled learning activities - cloud (online)

Cloud (online) Online independent and collaborative learning activities including 11 scheduled online 2-hour seminars for off-campus students. All online sessions are recorded.

Content

This unit is core to the Bachelor of Public Health and Health Promotion, the combined courses with Commerce and Nursing, and for the Health Promotion major pathway in the Bachelor of Health Sciences. The unit is also offered as an elective to students across the University. Through this unit, students will be introduced to applying theories, models and frameworks used in both public health and health promotion; examine multiple dimensions of disease prevention and control including biological, behavioural, socioeconomic, and environmental factors; as well as relevant ethical, social, legal and advocacy issues.

Recommended texts

Liamputtong, P. (ed) 2019. Public Health: Local and Global Perspectives, Cambridge University Press: Port Melbourne. It is not necessary to purchase copies of the Recommended Learning Resources. Copies can be found in the library on reserve and as a Deakin eBook using the Talis system, which is linked in the CloudDeakin site.

Unit Fee Information

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