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340.658.11 CRITICAL READING OF EPIDEMIOLOGIC LITERATURE

Department:
Epidemiology
Term:
Summer Inst. term
Credits:
1 credit
Academic Year:
2012 - 2013
Location:
East Baltimore
Dates:
Sat 06/23/2012 - Sat 06/23/2012
Class Times:
  • Saturday,  8:30am - 5:00pm

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Auditors Allowed:
No
Grading Restriction:
Letter Grade or Pass/Fail
Contact:
Ayesha Khan
Course Instructor:
Description:

Develops skills in critical reading of epidemiological reports. Uses a case-study, problem-based learning approach. In advance of the course, students read and critique several articles. Uses a blend of lectures and discussions.

Learning Objectives:

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

  1. Read and interpret reports of epidemiological studies
  2. Identify sources of bias in epidemiological findings and determine how they have been addressed
  3. Develop reports of epidemiological studies in public health practice
Methods of Assessment:

Article critique

Instructor Consent:

No consent required