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223.662.81 VACCINE DEVELOPMENT AND APPLICATION

Cancelled

Department:
International Health
Term:
2nd term
Credits:
4 credits
Academic Year:
2013 - 2014
Location:
Internet

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Auditors Allowed:
No
Grading Restriction:
Letter Grade or Pass/Fail
Contact:
Neal Halsey
Course Instructor:
Prerequisite:

Introduction to Online Learning is required prior to participating in any of the School's Internet-based courses.

Description:

Reviews the processes used to evaluate all aspects of vaccine development and the use of immunizations for disease prevention. Emphasizes in-depth understanding of vaccines successfully introduced into routine immunization schedules. Discusses procedures and oversight at each step in the process, including post-licensure policy making and monitoring for safety and effectiveness.

Learning Objectives:

Upon successfully completing this course, students will be able to:

Methods of Assessment:

Student evaluation based on two mid-term exams and a final proctored exam. Students have the option of preparing a short paper critiquing the advisory guidelines to count as 20% of the final grade.

Enrollment Restriction:

Restricted to graduate students.

Instructor Consent:

No consent required