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Outbreak Management

Postgraduate | TAS-CAM637 | 2024

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Study method
100% online
100% online
Entry requirements
Part of a degree
14 weeks
Start dates
26 Feb 2024,
22 July 2024

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Outbreak Management

About this subject

  • Upon completion of this subject , the student should be able to:

    1. Apply the ten steps of an outbreak investigation to communicable disease outbreaks and other public health incidents
    2. Apply a risk assessment framework to verify the existence of an outbreak by assessing surveillance data and public health intelligence
    3. Apply appropriate epidemiological methods to support outbreak investigations, consolidate the epidemiological results with other evidence obtained during outbreak investigations to determine the source of the outbreaks, and recommend appropriate interventions to controls outbreaks and prevent further cases
    4. Communicate an outbreak investigation using risk communication principles and appropriate documentation

Entry requirements

Part of a degree

To enrol in this subject you must be accepted into one of the following degrees:


  • TAS-HLP-GCE-2024 - Graduate Certificate in Health Protection

Additional requirements

  • Other requirements - Teaching Arrangement: Semester 1 - Independent Learning 6 hours weekly; Tutorial (Online) 2 hours (3 times). Semester 2 - 4 x 1-day intensive online workshops

Study load

0.125 EFTSL
This is in the range of 10 to 12 hours of study each week.

Equivalent full time study load (EFTSL) is one way to calculate your study load. One (1.0) EFTSL is equivalent to a full-time study load for one year.

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Once you’ve completed this subject it can be credited towards one of the following courses

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