Courses Details

EPID667: Professionalism, Practice, And Communication 1

  • Graduate level
  • Residential
  • Fall term(s) for residential students;
  • 1 credit hour(s) for residential students;
  • Instructor(s): Emily Martin (Residential);
  • Prerequisites: Must be a current student in an Epidemiology program.
  • Advisory Prerequisites: For MPH students, intended to be taken in the first fall semester
  • Description: This course will introduce students to the field of epidemiology including needed professionalism and communication skills. This course will guide students through the Applied Practice Experience (APEx), help them prepare for internship and career opportunities, address responsible, ethical, and respectful engagement, and introduce students to careers in public health.
  • Learning Objectives: Present the history and foundations of public health and specifically the field of epidemiology. Introduce students to the necessary tools for engaging in the profession of epidemiology, including professional communication and resume preparation Train students in ethics, responsible conduct of research, and best practices for community practice and engagement Familiarize students with the APEx requirements and process Provide students the opportunity to engage in real-world public health settings and / or with practicing professionals.
  • Syllabus for EPID667
Emily Martin