Module Coordinators: Dr Rosalyn Tamming
ECTS Value: 5
This course covers basic epidemiology principles, concepts and procedures and the application of methods generally useful in the surveillance and investigation of health-related states or events.
On successful completion of this module, students will be able to:
- Describe the uses of epidemiology and the different types of epidemiologic studies
- Describe and calculate key epidemiological measures
- Describe the processes, uses and evaluation of surveillance
- Describe the steps of an outbreak investigation
Basic concepts in epidemiology
Review of epidemiological studies
Methods of Teaching and Student Learning
This one-week intensive module will be delivered through a combination of lectures, case studies, individual and group exercises.