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Date: Friday, August 20, 2010 7:00 pm - Saturday, August 21, 2010 7:00 pm
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Two-day workshop in Injury Prevention

Date: Friday 20 and Monday 23 August, 2010

Venue: The University of Sydney

This introductory level course is a two-day workshop covering principles of injury prevention, policy and practice, and injury-specific content.  It is offered by the George Institute for International Health to students of Graduate Diploma/Masters/Doctor of Public Health/PhD programs and to external individuals interested in, or working in, injury prevention and control, or related fields.


One-semester online course in Injury Epidemiology, Prevention and Control

Semester commences: Monday 26 July, 2010


This one-semester online unit teaches students about the principles of injury epidemiology, prevention and control.  It provides a basis for the assessment and investigation of injury issues, and the development, implementation and evaluation of injury prevention programs.  It offers:

- Practical case studies to illustrate injury issues and promote interaction

- Online discussions with leading injury control professionals

- Content developed by leaders in injury prevention and control throughout Australia.


One-semester online course in Falls Prevention and the Older Person

Semester commences: Monday 26 July, 2010


This one-semester online unit will teach students about the principles of falls prevention and falls injury prevention in the older person, with a focus on the practical aspects of these principles.  It offers:

- Content materials developed by leaders in the field of falls prevention

- Interactive online discussions, moderated by an expert in the field

- Practical case studies to promote learning


For more information on the courses above, please go to or email us directly via This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or phone (02) 9657 0324


We acknowledge the support of The Australian Government Department of Health and Ageing’s Public Health Education and Research Program during the development of these courses.