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Epidemiology (4th semester)

AIM

The student acquires the knowledge and faculties that are essential in order to:

  1. Conduct epidemiologic research.
  2. Be informed on scientific research issues.
  3. Study scientific magazine.

CONTENT OF THE COURSE

Measurement of Disease Frequency; Measurement of Disease Association; Descriptive Studies; Cohort Studies; Case-control studies; Intervention studies; Systematic error; Confounding error; Random error-Causality.

EDUCATIONAL METHODS

  • Team-centered learning.
  • Seminar training.

SUCCESSFUL COMPLETION

  • Attendance of 90% of seminar training sessions.
  • Successful interim written exams (9 individual exercises, 9 group exercises, 9 group applications).
  • Successful written exam (1 individual application).