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340.766.11 Professional Epidemiologic Methods: Surveillance

Cancelled

Department:
Epidemiology
Term:
Summer Inst. term
Credits:
2 credits
Academic Year:
2019 - 2020
Location:
East Baltimore
Auditors Allowed:
No
Grading Restriction:
Letter Grade or Pass/Fail
Contact:
Ayesha Khan
Course Instructor:
Resources:
Prerequisite:

340.601 or 340.721, or professional experience in applied epidemiology

Description:

Covers epidemiological methods and analyses for public health surveillance, including novel measurement approaches for “real and near real time” surveillance, syndrome surveillance and surveillance of public health events. Students learn interpretation of analytic strategies including descriptive and inferential epidemiological methods for surveillance data.

Learning Objectives:

Upon successfully completing this course, students will be able to:

  1. Describe different design in basic surveillance including active and passive surveillance programs
  2. Identify the essential components of the surveillance cycle
  3. List the attributes of a functional public health surveillance program
  4. Identify the methods and use of descriptive epidemiology for surveillance data
  5. Describe methods for presentation of surveillance data
Methods of Assessment:

Labs- 60%; and final exam - 40%.

Enrollment Restriction:

Students who have taken 340.763.01 or 340.873.18 may not register for this course

Instructor Consent:

No consent required