The aim of this module is to introduce students to the concepts and techniques of epidemiology. It covers the principles and methods of epidemiologic investigation, including describing the distribution of disease in populations and the use of research designs for investigating the etiology of disease.
A List the basic principles and methods of epidemiology, including disease (outcome) measures, measures of association, study designs, bias, confounding and interaction.
B Identify descriptive epidemiologic data relevant to conditions affecting the health of populations. lations. populations.
C Identify valid and efficient epidemiologic methods to address public health.
Lectures and seminars.