University Catalog 2018-2019 
    
    Jun 18, 2019  
University Catalog 2018-2019
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PHLT 5780 - Infectious Disease Epidemiology

This course introduces epidemiologic aspects of infectious diseases and provides information regarding prevention and control of these diseases. At the end of the course, students have an understanding of the epidemiologic aspects of infectious diseases including incidence, distribution, and pattern of disease occurrence as well as different modes of transmission and associated risk factors. They should understand the importance of surveillance systems in detecting epidemics, the application of epidemiological methods to determine the risk and associated factors, and the significance of prevention and control programs for infectious diseases. Students gain knowledge and skills in carrying out epidemic investigations through a series of case study assignments. Prerequisite (s): PHLT 5020  or permission of instructor. (3)



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