Field Epidemiology

Field Epidemiology
Applying epidemiologic methods, including outbreak investigation; surveillance systems and methods; and infectious disease epidemiology to unexpected health problems when a rapid on-site investigation is necessary for timely intervention.
 Hours3.0 Credit, 3.0 Lecture, 0.0 Lab
 PrerequisitesHLTH 345
 RecommendedStat 121.
 ProgramsContaining HLTH 443
Course Outcomes

Field Investigation

Be familiar with the steps of a field investigation.

Data Collection, Analysis, and Reporting

Be familiar with surveys and sampling, analyzing and interpreting data, describing and communicating the findings, dealing with the public and the media.

Cluster and Cluster Investigation

Define cluster and cluster investigation methods for assessing reported clusters and discuss the process for investigating clusters. Identify the primary challenges in reported clusters.