|TITLE||Practical Project - Public Health Regulation|
|LEVEL||05 - Postgraduate Modular Diploma or Degree Course|
|DESCRIPTION||Be able to utilise the knowledge and skills obtained from the attachments and tutorials to practical area within the public health regulation division. Each of the students will be assigned with a designate specialist within the area and a priority area will be identified. The student will be assisted to define the priority area and develop a project, report, guidelines, policy or risk assessment according the the particular area. This will enable the student to apply the skills acquired to a practical area.
- Have a good understanding and develop the skills to apply the knowledge gained within the competency of the Public Health Regulation Division to a practical project.
- Be able to constructively criticise the existing services and suggest ways of improving them. Be able to Review and link to current developments in Public health around the world.
1. Knowledge & Understanding:
By the end of the study-unit the student will be able to:
- Be able to review and link the knowledge gained to current developments in Public health around the world.
- Be able to constructively criticise the existing services and suggest ways of improving them.
- Have active knowledge of the following:
- activities aimed at improving health and the prevention and control of communicable and non-communicable diseases.
- establishment and monitoring of standards to be adhered to by service providers in the primary, secondary and tertiary care sectors as well as the enforcement of legislation in relation to blood, organs, tissues and cells.
- enforcement of public health legislation.
- establishment and monitoring of nursing care standards in all care sectors.
By the end of the study-unit the student will be able to apply the knowledge gained to practical skills in a specific problem or area.
Main Text/s and any supplementary readings
- Public Health. Turnock Bernard J. 4th Edition. Jones and Bartlett 2009.
- European Health Interview Survey 2008 (Malta) - Summary Statistics (Ministry for Social Policy 2009).
- European Health Interview Survey 2008 (Malta) - Utilisation of Health Care Services (Ministry for Social Policy 2009).
- Documents at Web site of the Public Health Regulation Division at www.health.gov.mt
- Other material distributed during attachment
|STUDY-UNIT TYPE||Independent Study, Project & Tutorials|
|METHOD OF ASSESSMENT||
|LECTURER/S||Charmaine Gauci (Co-ord.)
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