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340.612.11 EPIDEMIOLOGIC BASIS FOR TUBERCULOSIS CONTROL

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Department:
Epidemiology
Term:
Summer Inst. term
Credits:
2 credits
Academic Year:
2013 - 2014
Location:
East Baltimore
Class Times:
  • M Tu W Th F,  1:30 - 5:00pm
Grading Restriction:
Letter Grade or Pass/Fail
Course Instructors:
Frequency Schedule:
Every Other Year

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Description:

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. Presentation of assigned reading topics provides the basis for group discussions.

Methods of Assessment:

Student evaluation based on participation in presentations and a final paper.

Instructor Consent:

No consent required