FHV314 Local Environmental Health Care
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Course responsible: Camilla Martha Ihlebæk
ECTS credits: 5
Faculty: Faculty of Landscape and Society
Teaching language: NO
Limits of class size:
Teaching exam periods:
Teaching and exam in the January block
Course frequency: annual
First time: 2019H
M-FOL and M-FOL-DEL
The subject covers how to work with local infection control and prevention. The subject will provide knowledge on different perspectives, potential stakeholders and cross-sectional collaboration, processes, methods, ethics, and how to integrate infection control and prevention in the systematic public health work in a municipal.
After the course, the student should:
-Have in depth knowledge of concepts, thematical subjects, and responsibilities within local infection control and prevention
-Have in depth knowledge on legislation, stakeholders, planning, management, and contingency planning
-Be able to conduct health impact assessments and risk and vulnerability analyses
-Be able to use national register data and statistics on health and environmental risk factors
-Be able to understand GIS as a tool for assessing risk
-Be able to identify and discuss ethical issues and dilemmas within local infection control and prevention.
-Have knowledge on how to investigate, plan, conduct and evaluate a local challenge within infection control and prevention, together with relevant stakeholders.
Intensive workshops/ full day sessions 5 days in total
The lecturers are available between the sessions. Canvas will also be used.
Provided at the start of the course
As for admission to the master's program in public health science
Compulsory attendance (80%)
Longitudinal. Group assignment to present a local challenge in environmental health protection. The written assignment and an oral presentation are included in the grade.
150 hours devided on the workshops/ sessions and the assignment
Type of course:
30 hours on the workshops/ sessions
external examiner who assesses the assigment and is involved in the creation of the guideline for the examination
Examination details: Continuous exam: Passed / Failed