Epidemiology is often described as the cornerstone science and public health and public health surveillance is a cornerstone of epidemiology. This course will help you build your technical awareness and skills for working with a variety of surveillance systems. Along the way, we'll focus on system objectives, data reporting, the core surveillance attributes, and performance assessment. This course is designed for public health practitioners and anyone who wants to learn more about the basics of public health surveillance. If you develop or implement surveillance systems or aspire to do so or use the data resulting from surveillance, then this course is for you. It's s also for people who are interested in understanding more about this fundamental epidemiologic tool and public health practice.
This course is part of the Epidemiology in Public Health Practice Specialization
About this Course
What you will learn
Discuss the role of surveillance within the broader fields of epidemiology and public health
Assign objectives to define surveillance cases
Use public health surveillance reporting systems
Compare and contrast surveillance systems using system attributes
Skills you will gain
- Data Collection
- Disease Surveillance
Syllabus - What you will learn from this course
Surveillance as a Core Public Health Function
Defining Surveillance Objectives
Surveillance Data Reporting Systems
Surveillance System Attributes and Assessing Performance
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- 3 stars2.95%
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TOP REVIEWS FROM SURVEILLANCE SYSTEMS: THE BUILDING BLOCKS
This course helped me to know about the surveillance programme, How it is conducted and also about the 9 attributes.
Most of the learners come from non- English speaking countries. Thanks, Emily Gurley for teaching us with an easily understandable accent.
It was a great journey taking this course and though I am not in the health sector, my interest in venturing into it has been increased through taking this course
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