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MPH2022

Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences

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Monash University Handbook 2011 Postgraduate - Unit

6 points, SCA Band 2, 0.125 EFTSL

Refer to the specific census and withdrawal dates for the semester(s) in which this unit is offered.

LevelPostgraduate
FacultyFaculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences
OfferedAlfred Hospital Second semester 2011 (Day)
Alfred Hospital Second semester 2011 (Off-campus)
Coordinator(s)Dr D Glass

Synopsis

How to recognise, evaluate and control hazards in workplaces arising from substances, sound, radiation and micro-organisms. Principles and practice of occupational hygiene including the use of simple instruments, ventilation, microbiological safety, radiation safety, personal protective clothing and workplace substances laws. Hygienic standards and their various forms and notations. The difficulties of assessing prior exposures for medico-legal and epidemiological purposes.

Assessment

Multiple choice tests (50%)
Web-based tasks (20%)
Workbook (5%)
Written assignment (25%)

Chief examiner(s)

Dr Deborah Glass

Contact hours

20 hours contact over 3 days

Additional information on this unit is available from the faculty at:

http://www.med.monash.edu.au/epidemiology/pgrad