If you wish to attend the course and be invoiced for payment, please contact us at [email protected].
About the Course
The arrival of the SARS-CoV-2 Pandemic strain of the Coronavirus has highlighted the importance of emergency preparedness, forward planning, and robust outbreak management systems and infrastructure. The importance of the normally, not in the news, Communicable Disease Control expertise and collaborative working with Public Health and other interrelated agencies has come to the forefront. Prevention is the best way forward and this is what we should excel at.
The course will give participants a grounding in the core principles of health protection and is a useful building block towards achieving competency in health protection on call. The content will cover all the Faculty of Public Health competencies, including the DFPH (Diplomate exam) and will serve as a refresher and a primer for new practitioners (Consultant to Health Protection Practitioners).
Dr Bharat Pankhania, Senior Clinical Lecturer, University of Exeter Medical School with contributions from expert guest speakers.
Who is it for?
Useful for those already working in or considering working in public health, health protection, infection control, environmental health, infections with an animal and human interface, and primary care.
This 6-day course will be delivered virtually on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 12:30 to 16:30 GMT on 27th February, 29th February, 5th March, 7th March, 12th March and 14th March, from the comfort of your home or office.
For a full programme and/or any other enquiries about the course, please email [email protected] or call +44 01392 722964 medicine.exeter.ac.uk/cpd @ExeterMedCPD
Internationally, our course will demonstrate the importance of infectious disease epidemiology, the planning to prevent outbreaks and horizon scanning for rising threats, which, if they were to occur, would devastate a country and its people. Preparedness planning pays and being knowledgeable about the communicable and non communicable incidents and outbreaks will serve leaders in this domain well.
At the end of the course the learner will be expected to be able to: