Public health study field deals with the health of the community and aims to prevent diseases and manage them by organized actions, information sources and education efforts. It deals with physical and mental health, social well-being improvement particularly in these areas such as waste disposal, water supply, food safety or water pollution. This study field has multidisciplinary approaches such as biostatistics, health services and epidemiology. It also deals with these sub-fields: community health, behavioral health, health of economics, occupational health public policy and environmental health. Public health is important in developing world as well as developed countries.
The entirely online RN to MSN is specifically structured for working RNs who want a quality nursing education that fits into their busy lives.
Are you a registered health professional who wants to expand your expertise? USQ’s Graduate Certificate of Health is designed to enable health professionals to extend their career and prepare for where health is headed. You have the option to choose courses of your own choice or complete set courses around your chosen specialisation.
Online MS in Health Care Administration: offers areas of emphasis in Acute Care, Nursing Home Administration, Service Organizations, Health Care Advocacy and Navigation, and Community Health and Wellness through applied study of actual cases, relevant projects, lively discussion, and interactive learning forums. Merge management skills, and organizational leadership with best practices in customer-focused care and service.
The MSc in Applied Health Research equips you with the skills necessary to design, implement and publish healthcare research.
USQ's Graduate Diploma of Health (General) allows you to complete two core courses with the flexibility to select six other courses to suit your specific needs. This theoretically based diploma is designed to complement your current employment in the health industry by broadening your scope of practice and increasing your expertise.
The occupational therapy programmes at London South Bank University (LSBU) aims to provide an education centred on the meaning and performance of occupations in life. According to the College of Occupational Therapists (2011); occupational therapists "work with people facing physical, mental and social disabilities to help them do the things they want to do".
Develop your leadership knowledge with USQ’s Master of Health (Health Leadership) degree. Extend your understanding and qualifications as a health professional to work effectively as a clinical mentor, facilitator and preceptor in supporting the clinical education of students, peers and other health professionals with a focus on rural and non-urban settings.
This Advanced Nursing Practice course will provide aspiring healthcare professionals with a comprehensive programme of preparation that develops an advanced level of practice.The course recognises the accepted international benchmark for advanced practice. Advanced Nursing Practitioners are highly experienced and educated members of the care team.
Are you a health professional? Do you want to work as a clinical mentor? USQ’s Graduate Certificate of Health (Rural Clinical Education) enables health professionals to develop their knowledge and expertise to work successfully as clinical mentors, facilitators and preceptors in supporting the clinical education of students, peers and other health professionals. Within the degree you will have the opportunity to focus on rural and non-urban settings.
Public Health is about preventing disease, prolonging life and promoting health through the efforts of society. Whether you are already a working professional in this area, or new to the subject, this is the ideal programme for those wishing to address today’s problems in public health.
The Master of Science (M.S.) Degree is a research-oriented degree within the general field of epidemiology. It includes the preparation of a thesis or comprehensive examination and is appropriate for students intending to go into a research career.
The Master of Environmental Health and Safety (M.E.H.S.) program prepares graduates for professional careers in environmental health and safety – encompassing occupational safety, industrial hygiene, ergonomics, risk management and environmental health. However, we strive not only to provide academic-based knowledge, but also the technical and practical skills necessary to be a successful EHS professional. While our coursework covers a broad range of EHS topics, students may also choose areas in which they would like to explore more in-depth. We invite people from all undergraduate backgrounds to apply and offer an evening option for those considering a career change.