400840 Communicable Diseases (Online) Spring 2020
|Unit Name:||Communicable Diseases|
1 About Communicable Diseases2 Assessment Information2.1 Unit Learning Outcomes
This unit makes a contribution to the following specific course-level graduate attributes: 1, 2, 3, 11, 12, and 14.
|1||Describe the major communicable causes of disease burden, in Australia and internationally, their routes of transmission, risk factors and clinical features|
|2||Discuss how causative agents, host and environmental factors interact to produce illness in individuals, and shape patterns of communicable disease in populations|
|3||Describe epidemiological methods used to investigate outbreaks of communicable diseases|
|4||Describe principles of surveillance, prevention, and control for communicable diseases|
2.5 Assessment Details
2.5.2 Critical Review: review of the literature on an emerging or re-emerging communicable disease threat
|Type of Collaboration:||Individual|
|Due:||Week 16, 2 November 2020, 23:00h|
|Curriculum Mode:||Critical Review|
Critical review of the literature on ONE emerging or re-emerging communicable disease threat (choose from list below ); should include role of agent, host and environmental factors, potential policy responses.
– COVID-19 (caused by SARS-CoV-2)
Criteria and Standards:
Department of Health and Ageing, the US Centers for Disease Prevention and Control.
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