Principles Of Epidemiology Workbook: Exercises And Activities / Edition 1

Principles Of Epidemiology Workbook: Exercises And Activities / Edition 1

by Ray M. Merrill
     
 

ISBN-10: 0763786748

ISBN-13: 9780763786748

Pub. Date: 09/15/2010

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning

This workbook was written for students of epidemiology and serves as a supplement to any one of several introductory text books in epidemiology. Each chapter is divided into an introduction, a series of questions and detailed responses, and a series of Homework questions. At the end of each chapter is a table with a list of selected epidemiology text books with…  See more details below

Overview

This workbook was written for students of epidemiology and serves as a supplement to any one of several introductory text books in epidemiology. Each chapter is divided into an introduction, a series of questions and detailed responses, and a series of Homework questions. At the end of each chapter is a table with a list of selected epidemiology text books with accompanying chapters in those books that the workbook chapter may supplement.

The general learning outcomes (LOs) for this workbook are:
1. Become familiar with basic concepts and definitions commonly used in epidemiology
2. Define a public health problem
3. Identify appropriate uses and limitations of data and research design strategies for solving public health problems
4. Make relevant inferences from quantitative and qualitative data
5. Distinguish between statistical association and cause-effect relationships
6. Measure and describe patterns of disease incidence, prevalence, and mortality
7. Identify environmental factors and behaviors associated with health-related states or events
8. Be familiar with the steps for investigating disease outbreaks
9. Identify, calculate, and interpret common indices used in identifying the health status
10. Evaluate program effectiveness
11. Critically assess epidemiological research
12. Be able to communicate health findings

Each chapter features:
• 10-20 mastery check questions with detailed answers
• 5 optional problems
• A case study
• A multiple choice, short answer quiz.

(Answers to the cases and quizzes are provided as part of the online instructor resource package.)

Read More

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780763786748
Publisher:
Jones & Bartlett Learning
Publication date:
09/15/2010
Edition description:
1
Pages:
274
Sales rank:
556,803
Product dimensions:
8.40(w) x 10.80(h) x 0.70(d)

Customer Reviews

Average Review:

Write a Review

and post it to your social network

     

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

See all customer reviews >