Introduction to the principles and methods of managerial epidemiology and its application to health care. (Note: This course is intended for learners with at least five-years of work experience in health and/or human service fields.) The assumption is that the learner has already completed a graduate-level/professional-level course in epidemiology.
- Identify key sources of data for public health purposes.
- Describe a public health problem in terms of magnitude, person, time and place.
- Explain the importance of epidemiology and the public health sciences for informing the delivery of health services
- Apply epidemiological thinking to planning, implementing, and evaluating public health services.
- Apply the basic terminology and definitions of epidemiology.
- Communicate epidemiologic and public health information to lay and professional audiences.
- Draw appropriate inferences from epidemiologic and public health data.
- Introduction to the principles and methods of managerial epidemiology and its application to health care.