Epidemiology Concepts & Public Health Diseases
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Course level: Graduate
This course provides an introduction to the skills needed by public health professionals to critically interpret disease. The main concepts of this course will cover distributions and determinants of disease, disabilities, injury, and death in human populations. This course provides an opportunity for learners to apply epidemiology concepts to case studies.
This graduate level course requires proof of completion of a Bachelor's degree. Be prepared to provide documentation during the checkout process.
What you'll learn
Course skills and outcomes
- Explain how epidemiologic methods can be used to assess the behavioral, environmental, biological, and social determinant factors that have an impact on community health.
- Develop data collection and information organization and retrieval plans.
- Evaluate epidemiological principles of disease and injury prevention in human populations for community health interventions, programs, and initiatives.