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What you will learn

  • Apply methods to weigh evidence and calculate measures

  • Discuss outbreaks and the key epidemiologic tools used during investigation

  • Apply basic epidemic dynamics to the analysis of outbreaks

Skills you will gain

StatisticsEpidemiologyPublic HealthOutbreak investigation
Flexible deadlines
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Shareable Certificate
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100% online
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Beginner Level
Approx. 5 hours to complete
English

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Johns Hopkins University

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1

Week 1

1 hour to complete

Identifying and Investigating Outbreaks: The Basics

1 hour to complete
8 videos (Total 40 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
Week
2

Week 2

1 hour to complete

Weighing Evidence and Identifying Causes

1 hour to complete
6 videos (Total 47 min)
Week
3

Week 3

1 hour to complete

The Terrible Law: Basic Epidemic Dynamics

1 hour to complete
6 videos (Total 41 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
Week
4

Week 4

1 hour to complete

Case Studies in Outbreaks and Epidemics: From Ebola to Overdose

1 hour to complete
4 videos (Total 42 min)

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