223.682.81 CLINICAL AND EPIDEMIOLOGIC ASPECTS OF TROPICAL DISEASES
Discusses major parasitic, viral, and bacterial diseases of developing countries. Presents clinical aspects of the disease, including diagnosis and treatment, and epidemiological aspects.
Upon successfully completing this course, students will be able to:
Discuss the major infectious diseases that are prevalent and of public health importance in tropical and developing countries
Discuss the clinical presentations of many of the tropical diseases of public health importance, including their modes of transmission, geographic distribution, means of diagnosis and modes of treatment
Discuss the resources available for gathering information on other tropical diseases not covered in the course
Discuss the general recommendations for travelers visiting developing countries where transmission of tropical diseases is a risk
Introduction to Online Learning is required prior to participating in any of the School's Internet-based courses. Understanding of basic biomedical concepts and terminology