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340.658.11 CRITICAL READING OF EPIDEMIOLOGIC LITERATURE

Department: Epidemiology
Term: Summer Inst. term
Credits: 1 credits
Contact: Ayesha Khan
Academic Year: 2012 - 2013
Course Instructor:
Description:

Develops skills in critical reading of epidemiological reports. Uses a case-study, problem-based learning approach. In advance of the course, students read and critique several articles. Uses a blend of lectures and discussions.

Learning Objective(s):
Upon successfully completing this course, students will be able to:
Read and interpret reports of epidemiological studies
Identify sources of bias in epidemiological findings and determine how they have been addressed
Develop reports of epidemiological studies in public health practice

Methods of Assessment: Article critique
Location: East Baltimore
Class Times:
  • Sat 06/23/2012 - Sat 06/23/2012
  • Saturday 8:30 - 5:00
Enrollment Minimum: 10
Instructor Consent: No consent required
Auditors Allowed: No
Grading Restriction: Letter Grade or Pass/Fail