Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2015.
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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2015:April, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 48 hours (intensive delivery) |
Total Time Commitment:
To enrol in this subject, you must be admitted in the Graduate Diploma in Tropical Medicine and Hygiene or the Specialist Certificate in Travel Medicine. This subject is not available for students admitted in any other courses.
Study Period Commencement:
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|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
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For the purposes of considering requests for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Commonwealth 2005), and Students Experiencing Academic Disadvantage Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Overview, Objectives, Assessment and Generic Skills sections of this entry.
It is University policy to take all reasonable steps to minimise the impact of disability upon academic study, and reasonable adjustments will be made to enhance a student's participation in the University's programs. Students who feel their disability may impact on meeting the requirements of this subject are encouraged to discuss this matter with a Faculty Student Adviser and the Disability Liaison Unit:
Program Coordinator - Fiona Burns
Email - DTMH@commercial.unimelb.edu.au
Phone - (03) 9810 3148
Health practitioners working in regions of high prevalence of tropical disease, and those caring for new arrivals from endemic areas or for travellers, require deep working knowledge of infectious and other disease to which exposure is common in the tropics. Furthermore, travel itself presents specific hazards and considerations for health.
This 25-point subject is a core subject of the Postgraduate Diploma in Tropical Medicine and Hygiene (DTM&H). A range of presentations and interactive activities will cover:
This subject will be taught on campus in block mode (10 days during a 2-week period)..
At the completion of this subject, students should be able to:
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Students will be issued key readings for this subject.
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This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
Upon completion of this subject, students should have developed skills in:
|Links to further information:||http://www.commercial.unimelb.edu.au/tropicalmedicine/|
Graduate Diploma in Tropical Medicine and Hygiene |
Specialist Certificate in Travel Medicine
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