Course level

Postgraduate Coursework

Faculty

Medicine

School

Public Health School

Units

2

Duration

One Semester

Assessment methods

Literature Review and Critical Appraisal 25%, Oral Presentation 25%, Reflection 10%, Report 40%

Course coordinator

Dr Melinda Protani

Current course offerings

Course offerings Location Mode Course Profile
Semester 2, 2017 External External Course Profile
Semester 2, 2017 Herston Internal Course Profile
Semester 1, 2018 Herston Internal Profile unavailable
Semester 1, 2018 External External Profile unavailable
Semester 2, 2018 External External Profile unavailable
Semester 2, 2018 Herston Internal Profile unavailable

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Course description

This course covers: definition and history of Epidemiology; measures of disease prevalence, incidence and risk; study designs; measures of association between exposure and disease; chance, bias, confounding, mediation and effect-modification; association and causation; critical appraisal and integration of the evidence; outbreaks and surveillance; disease prevention; screening; current challenges and future directions.

Archived offerings

Course offerings Location Mode Course Profile
Semester 1, 2017 External External Course Profile
Semester 1, 2017 Herston Internal Course Profile
Semester 1, 2016 Herston Internal Course Profile
Semester 1, 2016 External External Course Profile
Semester 2, 2016 External External Course Profile
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Semester 1, 2015 Herston Internal Course Profile
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Semester 1, 2012 External External Course Profile
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Semester 1, 2011 Herston Internal Course Profile
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Semester 1, 2008 Herston Internal Course Profile
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