International Health Protection International Health Protection This module offers you a multidisciplinary framework within which to explore the key elements of health protection globally including the role of surveillance and monitoring in the identification and reduction of hazards to health such as communicable diseases, chemical and environmental hazards and poisons. Using examples from well-documented public health incidents, the module will take into account the social, political and economic contexts in which they occurred. Learning outcomes By the end of the module you should be able to: 1. Describe the main issues of importance 2. Plan an investigation in a health protection field 3. Determine appropriate methods of investigation 4. Collect, analyse or review data or information in the relevant field 5. Interpret information and understand its public health significance 6. Provide recommendations for action Credits 10 credits Module Attendance Required 1 block week Module Dates 2016/17 13 February (First day of Health Proetection 1 module) and 10 – 13 April 2017 Assessment One written assignment plus group presentation Module Coordinator Paul Fisher Stand Alone Course This module can be taken as a standalone course. It can be assessed or non assessed. To apply, please contact the Programme Coordinator on 0121 414 7577 or at firstname.lastname@example.org. All applications must be received a minimum of one month before the start date of the module. For further information on fees or entry requirements, please contact the Programme Administrator.