Descriptive and Analytical Epidemiology - E is for Epi Session 3.2

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Course Description
This training provides the learner with a basic understanding of the differences between descriptive epidemiology and analytic epidemiology and also discusses some of the important components of analytic epidemiology including the major analytic study designs.
This module is part of the "E is for Epidemiology" training series developed to introduce non-epidemiologists to the basic concepts of epidemiology.
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Target Audience
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Learning Objectives
1. Define analytic epidemiology
2. List 3 types of observational study designs.
Council of Linkages Core Competencies for Public Health Professionals (COL)/COL Tier(s)
1A8. Collects valid and reliable quantitative and qualitative data
1B8. Collects valid and reliable quantitative and qualitative data
1B10. Interprets quantitative and qualitative data
Professional/Disciplinary Competencies
Assist in design of investigation (e.g.,disease investigations, studies, or screening programs) (I.C.5)
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Credit /CEU
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15 Minutes
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Course Publication Date
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