Epidemiology: The Basic Science of Public Health

Required Epidemiology: The Basic Science of Public Health

COURSE DESCRIPTION
Often called “the cornerstone” of public health, epidemiology is the study of the distribution and determinants of diseases, health conditions, or events among populations and the application of that study to control health problems. By applying the concepts learned in this course to current public health problems and issues, students will understand the practice of epidemiology as it relates to real life and makes for a better appreciation of public health programs and policies. This course explores public health issues like cardiovascular and infectious diseases – both locally and globally – through the lens of epidemiology.

Length: 6 Weeks
Effort: 2-3 hours per week
Price: FREE (Add a verified certificate for £36)
Provider: The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill via Coursera
Subject: Healthcare
Level: Introductory
Languages: English
Instructors: Karin Yeatts and Lorraine Alexander

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