EPID811: Critical Appraisal of Epidemiologic Studies
- Graduate level
- Fall term(s) for residential students;
- 3 credit hour(s) for residential students;
- Instructor(s): Adar, Sara (Residential);
- Last offered Fall 2020
- Prerequisites: Doctoral standing or Perm. Instr.
- Description: This is an introductory course for doctoral students in the epidemiology Ph.D. program. It will proved a unifying examination of epidemiological constructs and their application to the evaluation of the literature. Topics include: Importance of causal relationships; study designs that can demonstrate and test causation; interpretation of results from causation.
|Department||Program||Degree||Competency||Specific course(s) that allow assessment||EPID||Epidemiologic Science||PhD||Evaluate epidemiological study designs and advanced epidemiological methods, and select the most appropriate method to address a specific study question||EPID811, EPID824, Comprehensive Exam||EPID||Epidemiologic Science||PhD||Demonstrate a thorough understanding of causal inference, sources of bias, and methods to improve the validity of epidemiologic studies||EPID811, EPID824, Comprehensive Exam|