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DRPS : Course Catalogue : Deanery of Biomedical Sciences : Emerging and Neglected Infectious Diseases

Postgraduate Course: Sexually transmitted infections (EMND11023)

Course Outline
SchoolDeanery of Biomedical Sciences CollegeCollege of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine
Credit level (Normal year taken)SCQF Level 11 (Postgraduate) AvailabilityNot available to visiting students
SCQF Credits10 ECTS Credits5
SummarySexually transmitted infections is one of the top three reasons of healthy life years lost in women in developing countries, this course aims to introduce students to the concepts of STI diagnosis, management and control.
Course description Not entered
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
Pre-requisites Co-requisites
Prohibited Combinations Other requirements None
Additional Costs Students will be required to have regular access to a networked computer, and will be responsible for providing their own computing equipment and consumables.
Course Delivery Information
Academic year 2022/23, Available to all students (SV1) Quota:  None
Course Start Flexible
Course Start Date 08/08/2022
Timetable Timetable
Learning and Teaching activities (Further Info) Total Hours: 100 ( Lecture Hours 10, Seminar/Tutorial Hours 10, Online Activities 25, Feedback/Feedforward Hours 8, Programme Level Learning and Teaching Hours 2, Directed Learning and Independent Learning Hours 45 )
Assessment (Further Info) Written Exam 0 %, Coursework 100 %, Practical Exam 0 %
Additional Information (Assessment) Formal summative written assessment will constitute 60% of the student's grade. Online assessment will incorporate a variety of activities will constitute 40% of their overall course grade and is taken to represent a formative assessment of learning throughout the programme.
Feedback Not entered
No Exam Information
Learning Outcomes
On completion of this course, the student will be able to:
  1. Understand diagnosis, treatment and monitoring for STIs (including HIV).
  2. The various approaches to prevention and control.
  3. Issues of confidentiality and partner notification.
  4. The provision of STI health care and management.
Reading List
None
Additional Information
Course URL http://www.enid.mvm.ed.ac.uk/
Graduate Attributes and Skills Not entered
Special Arrangements This course will be taught entirely by distance learning, using the virtual learning environment of WebCT as the delivery platform. Course materials are protected by a secure username and password. These access details are made available to registered users only.

Additional Class Delivery Information This course will be delivered online through WebCT
KeywordsNot entered
Contacts
Course organiserDr Aileen Jordan
Tel:
Email: ahallida@exseed.ed.ac.uk
Course secretaryMrs Dan Yan
Tel: (131 6)515470
Email: Dan.Yan@ed.ac.uk
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