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Beginner Level

A background in health sciences or/and quantitative methods would be useful, but not essential.

Approx. 10 hours to complete
English

What you will learn

  • Calculate and interpret appropriate measures in order to describe disease frequency, association and attributable risk for given scenarios.

  • Calculate sensitivity, specificity, positive and negative predictive values, in order to interpret these values in the context of screening.

Skills you will gain

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Flexible deadlines
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Shareable Certificate
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100% online
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Beginner Level

A background in health sciences or/and quantitative methods would be useful, but not essential.

Approx. 10 hours to complete
English

Offered by

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Imperial College London

Start working towards your Master's degree

This course is part of the 100% online Global Master of Public Health from Imperial College London. If you are admitted to the full program, your courses count towards your degree learning.

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

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Week
1

Week 1

3 hours to complete

Measures of disease frequency

3 hours to complete
5 videos (Total 18 min), 7 readings, 1 quiz
Week
2

Week 2

2 hours to complete

Measures of association

2 hours to complete
5 videos (Total 19 min), 4 readings, 2 quizzes
Week
3

Week 3

2 hours to complete

Attributable risk and strategies for prevention

2 hours to complete
3 videos (Total 14 min), 4 readings, 1 quiz
Week
4

Week 4

3 hours to complete

Disease detection and screening

3 hours to complete
6 videos (Total 22 min), 6 readings, 3 quizzes

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