Masterclass in Environmental Health



 Introduction

This course would provide learners the knowledge to understand the dynamics of how environmental factors combines with agents and host factors plays a role in the pathogenesis of diseases in human population and also develop preventive and control measures towards controlling such diseases.

Course Outcome

After completing this course, learners should be able:

·       Apply the basic of environmental hazards assessment and risk assessment

·       Demonstrate understanding the concepts of health, diseases, environment, behaviour and risk

·       Demonstrate an understanding the determinants of safety issues that influence domesticate  environment

·       Demonstrate an understanding on application of occupational health measures for maintaining health at work place

Course Content

·       Foundation of Environmental Health

·       Safety of Domestic Environment

·       Environmental hazards

·       Application of environmental and occupational health

Teaching Methods

Interactive Lectures conducted online, Problem-solving exercise and case-based learning through a VLE platform.  Course materials, including lecture notes and Power Point presentation, and other programme materials will be provided electronically.

Assessment

Formative and Summative assessment. Learners would provide feedback via 1000 word written essay after each module and a 4000 written summative essay

Eligibility

Public Health researchers, public health nurses, statisticians

Intakes: Jan | April | July | October

You will gain a CPD authenticated Certificate of Attendance.