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305.612.01 EPIDEMIOLOGIC METHODS IN INJURY AND VIOLENCE CONTROL

Cancelled

Term: 2nd term
Credits: 3 credits
Contact: Stephen Bowman
Academic Year: 2012 - 2013
Course Instructor:
  • Stephen Bowman
Description:

Prepares students to conduct research regarding the distribution, determinants, and outcomes of unintentional and intentional injuries, and also to evaluate injury research studies.

Learning Objective(s):

Upon completion of the course, students will be able to describe various sources of data for injury research; identify the appropriate methodological approach for studying injuries; understand some of the methodological challenges in studying an acute outcome such as injury; appreciate how epidemiologic data can be used to inform injury prevention policy; and critically evaluate published injury studies.


Methods of Assessment: Attendance and participation, written critique of a peer-reviewed article, development of a brief research proposal on any injury topic, and a final presentation.
Location: East Baltimore
Class Times:
  • Monday 1:30 - 2:50
  • Wednesday 1:30 - 2:50
Enrollment Minimum: 10
Instructor Consent: No consent required
Prerequisite:

340.601 & 305.610 or consent of instructor

Auditors Allowed: Yes, with instructor consent
Grading Restriction: Letter Grade or Pass/Fail
Jointly Offered With: