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Last approved: Wed, 16 Nov 2016 09:06:24 GMT

Last edit: Fri, 04 Nov 2016 17:39:25 GMT

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School of Medicine and Health Sciences
Clinical Leadership (CL)
EHS
2109
Infectious Diseases and Bioterrorism
Infectious Diseases/Bioterror
Summer 2017
3
Course Type
Lecture
Default Grading Method
Letter Grade
students in the health sciences program or with the instructor's permission
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Corequisites
4 credits in courses in the areas of biology or anatomy and physiology; or HSCI 2102
20
Dr. Steven Hatfill
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Examination of the basic principles of epidemiology, the growing problem of emerging infectious diseases, the threat of biological warfare, and emergency preparedness planning and response for large-scale biological events.
1. Identify the basic nomenclature and procedures used in epidemiology, and the epidemiological response associated with the outbreak of a new infectious disease.
2. Describe the growing risk for infectious disease pandemics.
3. Discuss current problems with U.S. pandemic and biosecurity preparedness.
4. Analyze threats to human health, agriculture, and animals from a national and international perspective in order to outline an emergency preparedness plan for a large-scale disease outbreak.

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