340.612.81 EPIDEMIOLOGIC BASIS FOR TUBERCULOSIS CONTROL
- 1st term
- 2 credits
- Academic Year:
- 2014 - 2015
Introduction to Online Learning is required prior to participating in any of the School's Internet-based courses.
Considers subjects and epidemiologic principles relevant to control measures against tuberculosis. Topics include source and interpretation of tuberculin sensitivity; risk factors; prevention by case-finding and treatment, vaccination, and chemoprophylaxis; and elements of control programs in developed and undeveloped areas. Lectures, Group Projects and review of the tuberculosis literature are primary components.
- Learning Objectives:
- Describe the epidemiology of tuberculosis
- Explain the basic concepts of tuberculosis infection, disease, prevention and treatment, and the correlation between HIV infection and tuberculosis
- Evaluate tuberculosis literature and apply it to tuberculosis control needs of the present and future in both industrialized and non-industrialized populations
- Methods of Assessment:
Group presentation 50%, participation 10%, Livetalk 10%, online quizzes 30%
- Instructor Consent:
No consent required
- Jointly Offered With: