Catalog 2018-2019 
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Catalog 2018-2019 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

EPID 435 Field Epidemiology

5 credits
This course allows students the opportunity to conduct epidemiological field studies, including the application of survey methodology. Students learn techniques and acquire resources needed to design and carry out the field portion of an epidemiological investigation, including staff recruitment and training; counting and listing techniques; enumeration methodologies; subject recruitment, retention, and tracking; data storage and management; and general survey instrument issues.

Prerequisites: EPID 325  

Quarters Offered: Fall

Student Outcomes/Competencies:
  • Formulate the foundational skillset necessary for a field epidemiologist
  • Evaluate and construct the steps required in an outbreak investigation
  • Differentiate between the steps required in an outbreak investigation versus chronic disease, health equity, or health policy field work
  • Critique literature in field epidemiology

Total Hours: 50 Lecture Hours: 50