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EstimationGeographic Information System (GIS)Statistical Methodsvisualization
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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

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Week
1

Week 1

1 hour to complete

Role of Epidemiology in Public Health

1 hour to complete
7 videos (Total 36 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
7 videos
Introduction to Role of Epidemiology in Public Health1m
Definition of Epidemiology7m
History of Epidemiology9m
Essential Public Health Services3m
Public Health Governance5m
Reflection on Competency Assessment Tool Exercise6m
1 reading
Course Projects10m
1 practice exercise
Role of Epidemiology in Public Health30m
Week
2

Week 2

1 hour to complete

Numeric Estimates in Epidemiology

1 hour to complete
5 videos (Total 29 min)
5 videos
Numerators5m
Denominators7m
Ratios and Proportions3m
Rates11m
1 practice exercise
Numeric Estimates in Epidemiology30m
Week
3

Week 3

1 hour to complete

Depiction of Epidemiologic Data

1 hour to complete
4 videos (Total 30 min)
4 videos
Data Visualization Definition and Basic Description7m
Risk Factors in Public Health: Create a Visualization8m
Graphs in Public Health12m
1 practice exercise
Depiction of Epidemiologic Data30m
Week
4

Week 4

1 hour to complete

Basic Mapping of Epidemiologic Data

1 hour to complete
5 videos (Total 18 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
5 videos
Geography and Health4m
Introduction to Geographic Information Systems (GIS)3m
Exercise Using QGIS8m
Concluding Thoughts28s
1 reading
GIS Software25m
1 practice exercise
Basic Mapping of Epidemiologic Data30m

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