Principles of Epidemiology for Public Health

Subject: 
Health Studies (HLTH)
Catalog number: 
606B
Unit weight: 
0.50
Meet type: 
LEC
Grading basis: 
NUM
Cross-listing(s): 
N/A
Requisites: 
SPHHS students only. Prereq: PHS 605 or HLTH 605A or HLTH 605B. Antireq: HSG 606 or HLTH 606AAlso offered Online
Description: 
This course introduces the principles, methods, and uses of epidemiology in the practice of public health. After completion of this course, students will be able to critically read and interpret epidemiologic research and clearly communicate epidemiologic findings. They will be familiar with health status measurement, data sources, screening, surveillance, outbreak investigation, and metholds to support program planning and evaluation. Students will have a sound understanding of basic epidemiologic concepts, including prevalence, incidence, study designs, measures of association, bias, confounding and causal inference.
Topic titles: 
N/A
Faculty: 
Applied Health Sciences (AHS)
Academic level: 
GRD
Course ID: 
012528