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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: 2013 - 2014
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 successfully completing this 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: