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|Student Contribution Band:||Band 2|
|Administered by:||College of Public Health, Medical & Vet Sciences|
This subject aims to prepare participants for international work in emergency response settings, particularly focused on displaced populations. Topics covered include: international humanitarian law, rapid assessment, organsiation and coordination, basic epidemiology in emergency settings, disease control, vaccination, nutrition, reproductive health, water, sanitation & shelter and health and safety of the field worker. Guest lecturers with extensive field experience and technical expertise from a range of organisations contribute to this subject. This subject is suitable for both clinical and non-clinical participants.
|Townsville, Study Period 9, Block|
|Census Date 08-Oct-2015|
|Non-standard start/end 07-Sep-2015 to 20-Nov-2015|
|Face to face teaching 07-Sep-2015 to 18-Sep-2015|
|Coord/Lect:||Ms Sandra Downing.|
|Assessment:||other exams (60%); presentations (20%); (20%).|
An enrolment quota applies to this offering.
Note: Minor variations might occur due to the continuous Subject quality improvement process, and in case of minor variation(s) in assessment details, the Subject Outline represents the latest official information.