In this course, we'll build on the previous lessons in this specialization to focus on some very specific skills related to public health surveillance. We'll learn how to get the most out of surveillance data analysis, focusing specifically on interpreting time trend data to detect temporal aberrations as well as person, place, and time in the context of surveillance data. We'll also explore strategies for the presentation of surveillance data and some of the complex legal elements that affect its use. We'll then turn our attention to surveillance of non-communicable chronic diseases and how the data can be used to support prevention efforts. Finally, we'll explore special surveillance systems, such as syndromic surveillance, antimicrobial resistance, and event-related surveillance. This course is designed for public health practitioners with a focus on those working on health surveillance in municipal, regional, state, provincial, or even national public health agencies. We really think that this course will help those with an interest in health surveillance to see which approaches are used in actual practice of public health.
This course is part of the Epidemiology in Public Health Practice Specialization
About this Course
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 Collection
- Data Analysis
- Disease Surveillance
Syllabus - What you will learn from this course
Analyses of Surveillance Data
Dissemination Strategies and Communication Frameworks
Chronic Disease Surveillance Systems
Special Surveillance Systems
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TOP REVIEWS FROM SURVEILLANCE SYSTEMS: ANALYSIS, DISSEMINATION, AND SPECIAL SYSTEMS
A clear and thorough discussion by Dr. Baral! Another great topic!
Relavant examples used and great conceptual explanations of surveillance systems.
Concise Lecture, with relevant information. Special thanks to the Course Instructor, JHSPH, and, Coursera.
The concepts were discussed in a clear manner. Ijust realized how extensive is the scope of espidemiology. Much appreciation !
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