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Epidemiology in Action

May 18, 2015 - May 19, 2015

This basic course in epidemiology is directed at public health professionals and includes discussions of applied epidemiology and biostatistics, public health surveillance, field investigations, hands-on computer training using Epi-Info 7, and selected prevalent diseases. Epidemiologic case studies are worked on in the classroom. Register by May 9. 

Prerequisites: Familiarity with the vocabulary and principles of basic epidemiology; participants are recommended to complete CDC’s Principle’s of Epidemiology self-study course or equivalent.

Course topics: 

– Descriptive epidemiology and biostatistics, Analytic epidemiology
– Epidemic Investigations, Public Health Surveillance
– Causation, Screening
– Surveys and Sampling
– Interpretation and communication of data
– Special topics such as emerging infections, bioterrorism, & public health preparedness
– Epi Info training (latest version)
– Discussions of selected prevalent diseases

Registration Fee: $1,800. Covers tuition, computer lab use, materials, and supplies.
Housing and other expenses, extra.

Dates and Location: May 18-19, 2015. Emory University, Atlanta

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Start:
May 18, 2015
End:
May 19, 2015
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