Public Health Training
The Public Health Academy delivers half day courses on Public Health and Outbreak Management. Courses have been delivered across the country to a range of participants including staff working at health departments, emergency management and the federal government.
Courses on offer
Core Concepts of Public Health
Half Day Course
Learn key concepts in public health, major public health issues and approaches to deal with them in this half-day course. The course is an excellent professional development opportunity for anyone who is interested in developing or strengthening their knowledge of public health.
You will learn key tools of public health and understand terms and jargon used in public health. The course introduces 6 important public health topics.
Public Health Delivery
Social Determinants of Health
The course is taught in a very clear and easy-to-understand way, supported by videos, case scenarios and interactive exercises.
Half Day Course
Go behind the scenes of communicable disease outbreaks and learn how they are detected, investigated and managed.
This half day course is ideal for anyone who is interested
in developing or consolidating their knowledge of communicable disease outbreak management.
With real-life examples drawn from local and international outbreaks, you will learn the key steps in outbreak management, basic analytical methods, control strategies,risk communication and escalation of the response.
The course will use a multi-platform approach using videos, case-studies and interactive group exercises to make understanding the concepts easy, relevant and engaging. Participants will run through a simulated outbreak investigation to exercise the skills that they have learnt.