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Beginner Level
Approx. 6 hours to complete
English

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Week
1

Week 1

2 hours to complete

Introduction and Problem-Solving Methodology

2 hours to complete
11 videos (Total 57 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
11 videos
Welcome to Problem-Solving Methodology59s
Introduction to Methodology4m
Problem Definition Part 112m
Problem Definition Part 24m
Magnitude of the Problem3m
Conceptual Framework10m
Action Plan8m
Actions and Evaluations6m
Communication3m
Summary1m
1 reading
Course Projects10m
1 practice exercise
Methodology30m
Week
2

Week 2

2 hours to complete

Data Sources in Public Health

2 hours to complete
9 videos (Total 55 min)
9 videos
Data For Public Health Practice12m
Medical Record Systems3m
Administrative Record Systems3m
Assessing the Quality of Mortality Statistics in the Americas12m
Public Health information Systems: Population-based Surveys11m
Public Health Information Systems: Registries3m
Public Health Information Systems: Surveillance Systems1m
Common Problems of Routine and Public Health Information Systems4m
1 practice exercise
Routine and Public Health Information Systems30m
Week
3

Week 3

2 hours to complete

Measures of Disease Burden

2 hours to complete
8 videos (Total 50 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
8 videos
Measures of Disease Burden4m
Direct Age Adjustment14m
Indirect Age Adjustment8m
Years of Potential Life Lost5m
Life Expectancy4m
Disability-Adjusted Life Years (DALY)4m
Quality-Adjusted Life Years (QALY)5m
1 reading
Direct Age Adjustment Exercise Resources10m
1 practice exercise
Measures of Disease Burden30m
Week
4

Week 4

1 hour to complete

Health Indicators

1 hour to complete
9 videos (Total 39 min)
9 videos
Health Indicators12m
Selecting Health Indicators4m
Descriptive Epidemiology: Person, Place, and Time Trends2m
Descriptive Epidemiology: Time5m
Descriptive Epidemiology: Person5m
Descriptive Epidemiology: Place5m
Summary2m
Concluding Thoughts19s
1 practice exercise
Health Indicators30m

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