Descriptive Epidemiology and Study Design

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Course Description
This presentation by Dr. Ward Cates, MD, MPH, President, Family Health Institute, Family Health International, gives the viewer an introduction to descriptive epidemiology and study design.
 
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Learning Objectives
1. To understand the use of epidemiology as a quantitative basic science, a method of causal reasoning and a tool for clinical and public health action
2. Give examples of several exposure-disease relationships and explain how they are used to determine associations
3. To understand the three categories of study design (descriptive, analytical and experimental) and assess appropriateness, strengths, and weaknesses
 
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Format
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Duration
35 Minutes
 
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