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340.641.01 HEALTHCARE EPIDEMIOLOGY

Cancelled

Department:
Epidemiology
Term:
3rd term
Credits:
4 credits
Academic Year:
2012 - 2013
Location:
East Baltimore
Grading Restriction:
Letter Grade or Pass/Fail
Contact:
Aaron Milstone
Course Instructors:

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Description:

Introduces the history, descriptive epidemiology, surveillance methods, and economics of exploration of the most important factors influencing nosocomial infections, especially those in pediatric and adult services. Describes and analyzes methods for control of nosocomial infection, including primary and secondary interventions. Also discusses alternative interventions and parallels between contemporary and traditional approaches in developing countries.

Methods of Assessment:

Student evaluation based on mid-term and final exams, and a paper.

Instructor Consent:

No consent required