Often called “the cornerstone” of public health, epidemiology is the study of the distribution and determinants of diseases, health conditions, or events among populations and the application of that study to control health problems. By applying the concepts learned in this course to current public health problems and issues, students will understand the practice of epidemiology as it relates to real life and makes for a better appreciation of public health programs and policies. This course explores public health issues like cardiovascular and infectious diseases – both locally and globally – through the lens of epidemiology.
Epidemiology: The Basic Science of Public HealthThe University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course
Course Introduction, History of Epidemiology and Epidemiology Research
Understanding Measures of Disease Frequency
Measures of Association
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Very clear teaching strategies from the instructors. Some quizzes though are a little bit hard on my part because of the type of questions and answers. But overall it is a great course to take with.
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