Investigating outbreaks 775

Module code CDS 775
Qualification Postgraduate
Faculty Faculty of Health Sciences
Module content

Students will learn how to investigate and determine the cause of a disease outbreak for both when the disease in question is known and when the disease in question is unknown. They will learn how to use appropriate study designs and to calculate attack rates and odds ratios in order to investigate outbreaks. They will learn how to write outbreak investigation reports.

Module credits 10.00
NQF Level 08
Prerequisites No prerequisites.
Language of tuition Module is presented in English
Department School of Health System and Public Health
Period of presentation Year

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