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Population Health And Epidemiology

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The science of epidemiology is essential for projecting the population health needs, and appropriate allocation of public and private resources. This course focuses on the utilization of epidemiologic studies and techniques as a basis for health care policy and administrative decision-making. Students will apply this science in the analysis of emerging health epidemics and diseases. Competency A: Analyze the role and applications of epidemiology in health care. Competency B: Evaluate the tools used in epidemiologic evaluation and assessment of disease. Competency C: Apply epidemiology concepts to health care issues and organizations. Competency D: Interpret epidemiologic research in relation to its applications by health care professionals and organizations.

This graduate-level course is 8 weeks To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.

Course details:

Credits: 3
Continuing education units: XX
Professional development units: XX
Duration: 8 weeks

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    Epidemiologic Tools and Assessments

    • Competency D: Interpret epidemiologic research in relation to its applications by health care professionals and organizations. [Wk 5]
    • Competency B: Evaluate the tools used in epidemiologic evaluation and assessment of disease. [Wk 5]
    • Competency A: Analyze the role and applications of epidemiology in health care. [Wk 5]
    • Competency C: Apply epidemiology concepts to health care issues and organizations. [Wk 5]

    Use and Evaluation of Epidemiologic Analyses in Community Health

    • Competency A: Analyze the role and applications of epidemiology in health care. [Wk 6]
    • Competency B: Evaluate the tools used in epidemiologic evaluation and assessment of disease. [Wk 6]
    • Competency C: Apply epidemiology concepts to health care issues and organizations. [Wk 6]
    • Competency D: Interpret epidemiologic research in relation to its applications by health care professionals and organizations. [Wk 6]

    Financial and Economic Evaluations of Epidemiologic Data

    • Competency A: Analyze the role and applications of epidemiology in health care. [Wk 7]
    • Competency B: Evaluate the tools used in epidemiologic evaluation and assessment of disease. [Wk 7]
    • Competency C: Apply epidemiology concepts to health care issues and organizations. [Wk 7]
    • Competency D: Interpret epidemiologic research in relation to its applications by health care professionals and organizations. [Wk 7]

    Applications of Epidemiology in Health Care Organizations

    • Competency A: Analyze the role and applications of epidemiology in health care. [Wk 8]
    • Competency B: Evaluate the tools used in epidemiologic evaluation and assessment of disease. [Wk 8]
    • Competency C: Apply epidemiology concepts to health care issues and organizations. [Wk 8]
    • Competency D: Interpret epidemiologic research in relation to its applications by health care professionals and organizations. [Wk 8]

    Reading Weeks

    • Competency A: Analyze the role and applications of epidemiology in health care. [Wk 2]
    • Competency B: Evaluate the tools used in epidemiologic evaluation and assessment of disease. [Wk 2]
    • Competency D: Interpret epidemiologic research in relation to its applications by health care professionals and organizations. [Wk 2]
    • Competency C: Apply epidemiology concepts to health care issues and organizations. [Wk 2]

    Epidemiology in Health Care Overview

    • Competency A: Analyze the role and applications of epidemiology in health care. [Wk 3]
    • Competency B: Evaluate the tools used in epidemiologic evaluation and assessment of disease. [Wk 3]
    • Competency C: Apply epidemiology concepts to health care issues and organizations. [Wk 3]
    • Competency D: Interpret epidemiologic research in relation to its applications by health care professionals and organizations. [Wk 3]

    Use of Epidemiologic Assessments at the Population Level

    • Competency A: Analyze the role and applications of epidemiology in health care. [Wk 4]
    • Competency B: Evaluate the tools used in epidemiologic evaluation and assessment of disease. [Wk 4]
    • Competency C: Apply epidemiology concepts to health care issues and organizations. [Wk 4]
    • Competency D: Interpret epidemiologic research in relation to its applications by health care professionals and organizations. [Wk 4]
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