Applied Health Protection


The contributors are epidemiologists, consultants and specialists from Public Health England.


One day


1 June 2016

Course fee


Aims of the course

Using a blended learning approach and case studies applying the principles of health protection to an infectious disease scenario, this highly interactive course is aimed at increasing understanding of the core health protection functions:

By the end of the course, participants will have an increased understanding of:

  1. Routine infectious disease data sources
  2. Principles underpinning confirmation and describing an outbreak
  3. The purpose of an Outbreak Control Team and roles of key members
  4. Principles of outbreak investigation
  5. Key elements of communicating with the public

Who the course is intended for

This course is aimed at Speciality Registrars, e.g.  in Public Health, Microbiology, General Practice; Health Protection Practitioners, public health specialists preparing to submit a portfolio to the UK Public Health Register, or as a refresher for other public health specialists. 

What have previous students said about the course?

"Group work allowed sharing of ideas, highlighted issues that some areas had encountered and useful lessons were passed on."

"All scenario work was helpful and this was a recurring item of delivery on the course and I find it helpful." 


‌How to book onto this course

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