Critical Reading of Epidemiologic Literature
June 17, 2017
8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Course Number: 340.658.11
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.
Student Evaluation: Article critique
Learning Objectives: 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.
Grading Options: Letter grade or Pass/Fail
Course Materials: Provided in class