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Principles of epidemiology in public health practice; an introduction to applied epidemiology and biostatistics
  • Published Date:
    May 2012
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Principles of epidemiology in public health practice; an introduction to applied epidemiology and biostatistics
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  • Corporate Authors:
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (U.S.), Office of Workforce and Career Development.
  • Series:
    Self-study (Centers for Disease Control (U.S.). Training and Laboratory Program Office) ; course SS1978
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  • Description:
    Lesson One: Introduction to epidemiology -- Lesson Two: Summarizing data -- Lesson Three: Measures of risk -- Lesson Four: Displaying Public health data -- Lesson Five: Public health surveillance -- Lesson Six: Investigating an outbreak - Glossary

    3rd ed., October 2006, Updated May 2012

    This course was developed by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) as a self-study course. Continuing education is available for certified public health educators, nurses, physicians, pharmacists, veterinarians, and public health professionals. This course covers basic epidemiology principles, concepts, and procedures useful in the surveillance and investigation of health-related states or events. It is designed for federal, state, and local government health professionals and private sector health professionals who are responsible for disease surveillance or investigation. A basic understanding of the practices of public health and biostatistics is recommended. The course materials consist of six lessons. Each lesson presents instructional text interspersed with relevant exercises that apply and test knowledge and skills gained.

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