Public Health Surveillance
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- 10 Jul 2023
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Upon completion of this subject , the student should be able to:
- Perform descriptive analysis of surveillance data.
- Explain the strengths and limitations of surveillance data and interpret surveillance data appropriately.
- Describe the different types of surveillance systems in public health, their objectives, and how surveillance data is used for public health action.
- Apply surveillance system attributes to evaluate a surveillance system in public health.
- Refer to Mylo for study topics
In order to enrol in this subject, you must be accepted into one of the following degrees:
No additional requirements
This subject provides essential background on the different types of surveillance systems used in public health, and the strengths and limitations of the data held within those systems. Students will learn the skills and knowledge required to perform descriptive analyses of surveillance data and to interpret surveillance data appropriately. Students will gain an understanding of the diverse objectives of surveillance systems and how the data collected is used to inform public health action and policy. Students will also learn established methods of evaluating surveillance systems to ensure they are fit for purpose.
- Surveillance Report (35%)
- Online Module Quizzes x 5 (20%)
- Evaluation of a Surveillance System (45%)
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