Analyze problems and processes in infectious diseases
Understand the measurement and epidemiology analysis of infectious diseases
Design intervention issues associated with the epidemiology of infectious diseases
Study what factors determine patterns of disease occurrence
About this course:
The course introduces disease and transmission characteristics, and the descriptive epidemiology of infectious agent in a hospital and health care setting. This course will help students to understand the theoretical basis of pathogen transmission and what factors determine patterns of disease occurrence. Students will learn how to apply this understanding to disease prevention and control. The overall goal is to introduce students to the special design, measurement, analysis and intervention issues associated with the epidemiology of infectious diseases. The students will address contemporary infectious diseases of public health importance. The intent of the course is to present material in class that is aimed at helping students to comprehend, synthesize and analyze problems and processes in infectious diseases.
Students must have completed and received a grade of C or higher in PUB HLT X 410 Introduction to Hospital Infection Prevention and Control and in PUB HLT X 411 Applied Epidemiology for Infection Prevention and Control Professionals.
Enrollment is restricted to certificate students only. Enrollment deadline: January 12, 2024.
Enrollment is typically reserved for adult students 18 years of age and older. Students under 18 years of age may receive consent to enroll based on special academic competence and approval by the instructor. If you are a student under 18 years of age, you must submit a request to enroll in the course 8 weeks before the course start date to firstname.lastname@example.org for your request to be considered.