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Arkistoitu opetusohjelma 2015–2016
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TERKAN13 Epidemiologic Research Methods 5 ECTS
Periods
Period I Period II Period II Period IV
Language of instruction
English
Type or level of studies
Advanced studies
Course unit descriptions in the curriculum
Terveystieteiden tutkinto-ohjelma
Kansanterveystiede
School of Health Sciences

Learning outcomes

After completing this course, the student will
- be familiar with the principles of selecting an appropriate study design to assess occurrence and etiology of public health problems
- be cognizant of the concepts underlying use of cohort, case-control and clinical trial designs
- understand the strengths and limitations of major epidemiologic study designs
- be able to identify sources of bias in epidemiologic studies and be familiar with methods to minimize such biases.
- be able to critically review existing epidemiologic literature and interpret the results of a particular study after considering potential sources of errors, including bias and confounding.
- be able to consider the limitations of a particular study in the context of other research in the field
- be able to write a structured research plan

Enrolment for University Studies

Enrolment time has expired

Teachers

Professor Anssi Auvinen, Teacher responsible
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Susanna Lehtinen-Jacks, Teacher
Susanna.Lehtinen-Jacks[ät]uta.fi

Teaching

19-Jan-2016 – 25-Feb-2016
Lectures
Lectures
Tue 19-Jan-2016 at 12-14, Lecture hall, T-building
Fri 22-Jan-2016 at 13-15, Ylähylly, T-building
Mon 25-Jan-2016 at 9-11, Ylähylly, T-building
Mon 1-Feb-2016 at 9-11, Ylähylly, T-building
Thu 4-Feb-2016 at 9-11, Lecture hall, T-building
Mon 8-Feb-2016 at 9-11, Ylähylly, T-building
Thu 11-Feb-2016 at 8-10, Ylähylly, T-building
Mon 15-Feb-2016 at 9-11, Ylähylly, T-building
Thu 18-Feb-2016 at 9-11, Lecture hall, T-building
Mon 22-Feb-2016 at 9-11, Ylähylly, T-building
Thu 25-Feb-2016 at 9-11, Lecture hall, T-building
Exercises
Practicals group I (English group)
Thu 28-Jan-2016 at 12-14, Group room rh4, T-building
Thu 4-Feb-2016 at 12-14, Group room Rh4, T-building
Mon 8-Feb-2016 at 12-14, Group room Rh 4, T-building
Thu 11-Feb-2016 at 14-16, Group room Rh 1, T-building
Mon 15-Feb-2016 at 12-14, Group room Rh 4, T-building
Thu 18-Feb-2016 at 12-14, Group room Rh 4, T-building
Mon 22-Feb-2016 at 12-14, Group room Rh 4, T-building
Thu 25-Feb-2016 at 12-14, Group room rh1, T-building
Group II (Finnish group)
Fri 29-Jan-2016 at 9-11, Group room rh 2, T-building
Fri 5-Feb-2016 at 9-11, Group room rh1, T-building
Mon 8-Feb-2016 at 12-14, Group room rh2, T-building
Thu 11-Feb-2016 at 10-12, Group room rh 2, T-building
Mon 15-Feb-2016 at 12-14, Group room rh2, T-building
Thu 18-Feb-2016 at 12-14, Group room rh2, T-building
Mon 22-Feb-2016 at 12-14, Group room rh2, T-building
Thu 25-Feb-2016 at 12-14, Group room rh2, T-building
Group III (Finnish group)
Fri 29-Jan-2016 at 9-11, Group room rh4, T-building
Fri 5-Feb-2016 at 9-11, Group room rh4, T-building
Mon 8-Feb-2016 at 14-16, Group room rh2, T-building
Thu 11-Feb-2016 at 10-12, Group room rh4, T-building
Mon 15-Feb-2016 at 14-16, Group room rh2, T-building
Thu 18-Feb-2016 at 14-16, Group room rh 2, T-building
Mon 22-Feb-2016 at 14-16, Group room rh2, T-building
Thu 25-Feb-2016 at 14-16, Group room rh2, T-building

Further information

Participation in lectures and practicals, and submitting a research plan for a proposed epidemiologic study. Lectures are given in English, practicals are arranged both in English and in Finnish.