Courses & Units

Planning Public Health Interventions CXA229

Introduction

This unit provides students with the foundation competencies for public health intervention planning. It works students through a cyclical process of working with communities and populations to develop solutions via a process of assessing needs and priorities, building capacity and designing and planning evidence-based strategies for population-based interventions.

Summary

Unit name Planning Public Health Interventions
Unit code CXA229
Credit points 12.5
College/School College of Health and Medicine
School of Health Sciences
Discipline Health Sciences
Coordinator Ms Sandra Murray
Available as student elective? Yes
Delivered By University of Tasmania

Availability

Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Launceston Semester 2 On-Campus International Domestic

Key

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International students
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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 2 11/7/2022 9/8/2022 29/8/2022 16/10/2022

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Learning Outcomes

  • Demonstrate knowledge of the principles, concepts, philosophy and purpose of public health intervention planning
  • Describe various methods and frameworks applicable to the assessment and development of, public health action.
  • Analyse public health problems and identify problem determinants as a basis for intervention planning.
  • Design an intervention using logic modelling and knowledge of intervention options.
  • Develop a plan for intervention implementation for public health action.
Field of Education Commencing Student Contribution 1 Grandfathered Student Contribution 1 Approved Pathway Course Student Contribution 2 Domestic Full Fee
061300 $1,002.00 $1,002.00 not applicable $2,402.00

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Teaching

AssessmentReport (20%)|Case Study (30%)|Assignment (50%)
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Textbooks

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