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What you will learn

  • Analyze and interpret epidemiologic surveillance data

  • Present surveillance data in compliance with legal reporting requirements

  • Apply epidmiologic surveillance principles to non-communicable chronic diseases

  • Differentiate among indicator-based, event-based, and event-related surveillance systems

Skills you will gain

Data CollectionData AnalysisEpidemiologyDisease Surveillance
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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1

Week 1

1 hour to complete

Analyses of Surveillance Data

1 hour to complete
9 videos (Total 42 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
9 videos
Introduction to Analyses of Surveillance Data1m
Surveillance Analysis Overview6m
Methodological Considerations in Surveillance Analysis2m
Assessing Trends with Temporal and Geographic Data17m
Assessing Trends with Geographic Data3m
Assessing Trends with Person-Level Data8m
Summary of Analysis and Interpretation of Surveillance Data41s
Assignment1m
1 reading
Course Projects10m
1 practice exercise
Analyses of Surveillance Data30m
Week
2

Week 2

2 hours to complete

Dissemination Strategies and Communication Frameworks

2 hours to complete
7 videos (Total 45 min)
7 videos
Presenting Surveillance Data10m
Presenting Surveillance Map Data7m
Flow of Surveillance Data and Privacy Issues8m
Communicating Surveillance Data14m
Summary48s
Assignment1m
1 practice exercise
Dissemination Strategies and Communication Frameworks30m
Week
3

Week 3

1 hour to complete

Chronic Disease Surveillance Systems

1 hour to complete
8 videos (Total 44 min)
8 videos
Chronic Disease Prevention Strategies12m
Centers for Disease Control (CDC) Surveillance Systems3m
Data Sources in Chronic Disease Surveillance12m
Chronic Disease Surveillance Targets7m
Surveys in Chronic Disease Surveillance3m
Summary1m
Assignment1m
1 practice exercise
Chronic Disease Surveillance Systems30m
Week
4

Week 4

2 hours to complete

Special Surveillance Systems

2 hours to complete
9 videos (Total 46 min)
9 videos
Syndromic Surveillance Systems Overview5m
Syndromic Surveillance9m
Indicator vs. Event-Based Surveillance System5m
Examples7m
Antimicrobial Resistance Surveillance System7m
Event-Related Surveillance System5m
Summary2m
Conclusions24s
1 practice exercise
Special Surveillance Systems30m

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About the Epidemiology in Public Health Practice Specialization

This specialization is intended for people working or aspiring to work in the field of public health at the local, regional, and national level. Over five courses taught by faculty from the preeminent school of public health, you'll learn to use the core epidemiologic toolset to measure the health of populations, assess interventions, collect and analyze data, and investigate outbreaks and epidemics....
Epidemiology in Public Health Practice

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