HED 295 - Epidemiology for Public Health Practice

This course presents basic principles and methods of public health epidemiology. Particular emphasis is on applying epidemiologic methods to public health problems such as measures of disease frequency, study designs and bias, effect modification, outbreak investigations, screening, causality and ethical issues. Students will develop skills to interpret and evaluate health information from published epidemiologic studies.
Prerequisite: HED 110 and HED 280

Course Credit: 3

Lab Hours: 1HRS.