Introduction To Public Health (IPH1000S/PUBH1000)

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Credits: 25

Introduction to public health theory. Recent trends in public health practice. Environmental and nutritional factors that impact on health. Major causes of morbidity and mortality in Australia. National health priority areas. Indigenous health issues. Application of primary, secondary and tertiary levels of prevention in public health.

Delivery Mode

Semester 1, 2022 Semester 2, 2022
Face-to-face (on campus) Face-to-face (on campus)

Tuition Patterns

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Type  Duration
Lecture 2 hours weekly
Tutorial 2 hours weekly


What are prerequisites?

Prerequisites are courses or units that must be completed or admitted into before enrolling in this unit.

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