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EPID655 Epidemiologic Field Investigations in Infection Control

  • Graduate level
  • Winter term(s)
  • 4 Credit Hour(s)
  • Instructor(s): Foxman, Betsy
  • Last offered Winter 2016
  • Prerequisites: EPID 600 or equivalent, Epid 640, Biostat 503 or 553,EPID 600 or Perm. Instr.,EPID 600 or equivalent, Epid 640, Biostat 503 or 553,EPID 600 or Perm. Instr.,EPID 600 or equivalent, Epid 640, Biostat 501 or 521, EPID 600 or Perm. Instr.
  • Description: Formulation of study goals, selection of epidemiologic parameters, sampling strategies, questionnaire design and administration, database construction, entry and validation, interpretation of univariate and bivariate results. Student groups design and execute a pilot field study.
  • Competencies: After completing this class data collection and management survey design sampling strategies calculating power" and public health surveillance).•Demonstrate effective communication of epidemiologic findings in written and oral formats"After completing this class" students will have attained the following Epidemiology Department MPH competencies: Be familiar with basic aspects of field methods in epidemiology (e.g. human subject protection" data collection and management survey design sampling strategies calculating power" and public health surveillance).Demonstrate effective communication of epidemiologic findings in written and oral formats.
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