Masterclass in Epidemiology



 Introduction

Epidemiology is the branch of medical science that investigates all the factors that determine the presence or absence of diseases and disorders. Epidemiological research helps us to understand how many people have a disease or disorder, if those numbers are changing, and how the disorder affects our society and our economy.

Course Outcome

After taking part in this course, learners should be able to:

·       Demonstrate an understanding on the concept of health and prevention

·       Demonstrate what are the basic tools of epidemiology

·       Demonstrate understanding of the concept of variation, confounders, screening, monitoring, evaluation and surveillance

·       Demonstrate understanding about the clinical, environmental and occupational epidemiology and how they are applied

Course Content

·       Basics of Epidemiology

·       Epidemiological study design

·       Screening and Diseases Surveillance

·       Applied Epidemiology

 

Teaching Methods

Interactive Lectures conducted online, Problem-solving exercise and case-based learning through a VLE platform.  Course materials, including lecture notes and Power Point presentation, and other programme materials will be provided electronically.

Assessment

Formative and Summative assessment. Learners would provide feedback via 1000 word written essay after each module and a 4000 written summative essay

Eligible

Public Health researchers, public health nurses, statisticians

Venue: Glasgow, Online

Intakes: Jan | April | July | October

You will gain a CPD authenticated Certificate of Attendance.