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  • Therapeutic LandscapesHORT90011

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    In this subject you will study research, applications and practice of therapeutic landscapes across social, community, horticultural and education settings. The content includes methods and approaches used in therapeutic horticulture, horticultural therapy programs, planning, design and construct...

  • Outbreak Assessment at Population LevelVETS90093

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    Outbreak epidemiology combines the need to fully describe an outbreak with the need to design control options. This subject will, through a series of lectures and assignments, inform students on the functions of response epidemiologists as per the Australian Veterinary Emergency Plan (AUSVETPLAN)...

  • Communication in Disease EmergenciesVETS90084

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    During emergency situations, effective public communications have been shown to be of crucial importance. Gaining public trust and co-operation during any emergency is a function of ensuring that the right messages are targeted at the appropriate times to the right audiences using the most approp...

  • Outbreak ResponseVETS90094

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    Controlling and eradicating a disease outbreak requires the use of a combination of strategies, as well as knowledge of the consequences of a disease and its response strategy on the economy and the broader community. This subject will, through a series of lectures and assignments, cover the vari...

  • Management in Disease EmergenciesVETS90085

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    Managing an emergency response and the various components of such a response will require the ability to plan and manage effectively. This subject will impart to students the knowledge required to plan and execute response components using a project management template. A series of lectures and ...

  • Disease Investigation at Farm LevelVETS90092

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    Correctly identifying an emergency animal disease on the farm, interpreting the circumstances precipitating its appearance, and devising immediate control measures in anticipation of a larger campaign, lie at the heart of a response.Lectures, tutorials, and a practical exercise will train student...

  • Industry Project Part 1AGRI30035

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    This subject involves the definition and development of an industry-related project, and develops skills in project management, problem solving and planning and reporting investigations. The topic involves or draws on a specific and defined industry issue, and may be developed in relation to a pe...

  • Structuring Emergency Disease ResponsesVETS90091

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    In essence, an Emergency Animal Disease response has many similarities to that of a military campaign, and formal structures have been developed to manage responses. These structures are based on the Australasian Inter-service Incident Management System (AIIMS) and are described in detail in the ...

  • Simulation ExerciseVETS90095

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    Simulation exercises are often used to train animal health staff and others in responding to outbreaks, and to test systems developed for outbreak responses. This course will use a series of lectures to give students appropriate information on planning, conducting and evaluating exercises and the...

  • Transboundary Animal DiseasesVETS90087

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    This subject focuses on highly contagious livestock epidemics. Several diseases of domestic mammals are recognised to be of particular importance, due especially to high rates of transmission and/or morbidity and mortality. These include the “vesicular diseases”: foot-and-mouth disease (FMD), Ve...

  • AgronomyAGRI30046

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    This subject focuses on understanding the main agronomic factors affecting Australian agriculture. Particular emphasis is placed on the interaction between and the management of water, fertilizers, pests and weeds. The subject begins with a general introduction on the application of principles of...