Description: The class studies evidence-based medicine. It begins with a thorough review of study design, and then uses these skills to explore relevant issues to Public Health and medical practice. The first half of each class is interactive lecture; the second half is a flipped classroom with activity-based learning.
Learning Objectives: Students taking this course are expected to learn about:
1. Evidence-based medicine
2. The scientific underpinnings of diagnosis and treatment
3. The ethics of medical decision making; strategies for communication and special populations
This course is cross-listed with MEDPREP 470. Additionally Kinesiology and Biology are considering cross-listing. in the Medical school department.