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Module leads

 

Angela BrueggemannAngela Brueggemann

Jennifer Carter Jennifer Carter

Hubert LamHubert Lam

Thomas Littlejohns Thomas Littlejohns 

Learning objectives:

  • To gain advanced knowledge and understanding of epidemiological principles and procedures;

  • To apply advanced knowledge in health research including study design, analysis and interpretation of epidemiological data, and critical appraisal.

Sessions:

  1. Scope of epidemiology
  2. Measures of disease frequency
  3. Measures of association and population impact
  4. Bias
  5. Confounding and effect modification
  6. Sampling
  7. Study design group exercise I
  8. Causation
  9. Validity
  10. Design and validation of questionnaires
  11. Cohort studies
  12. Application of epidemiology series: China Kadoorie Biobank
  13. Ecological and cross-sectional studies
  14. Application of epidemiology series: cross-sectional studies
  15. Case control studies
  16. Application of epidemiology series: case-control studies
  17. Study design group exercise II
  18. Randomised controlled trials
  19. Application of epidemiology series: clinical trials in developing countries
  20. Critical appraisal I
  21. Diagnosis and screening
  22. Critical appraisal II
  23. Introduction to social epidemiology
  24. Study design group exercise III
  25. Practical I
  26. Practical II
  27. Epidemiology module review