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HEAAC03 Basic Epidemiology 5 ECTS
Implementation is also a part of open university teaching
Periods
Period I Period II Period III Period IV
Language of instruction
English
Type or level of studies
Advanced studies
Course unit descriptions in the curriculum
Master's Degree Programme in Health Sciences
Epidemiology
School of Health Sciences

Learning outcomes

After completing this course, the student will
- understand the basic concepts, principles and methods of epidemiologic research
- be able to assess population health and associated factors by calculating and interpreting various measures of occurrence and associations
- recognize and be able to describe the main epidemiologic study designs (cross-sectional, cohort, case-control and clinical trial approaches)
- understand the principles of critical evaluation of epidemiologic studies, including assessing the possibility of bias, confounding and other limitations in a study.

General description

Note! The course starts on Tuesday 1st of September at 12.15!

Enrolment for University Studies

Enrolment time has expired

Teachers

Pekka Nuorti, Teacher
Pekka.Nuorti[ät]uta.fi
Tarja Kinnunen, Teacher
Tarja.I.Kinnunen[ät]uta.fi

Teaching

2-Sep-2015 – 7-Oct-2015
Lectures
Lectures
Tue 1-Sep-2015 - 29-Sep-2015 weekly at 12-14, Ylähylly, T-building, Note! The lecture on 15 September is held in the T-building Lecture Hall!
Exceptions:
8-Sep-2015 at 12 –14 , No lecture on 8th September!
Lectures
Thu 10-Sep-2015 - 1-Oct-2015 weekly at 10-12, Ylähylly, T-building
Thu 10-Sep-2015 at 13-15, Ylähylly, Note! Exceptional lecture time!
Exercises
Practicals, Group I, Group room Rh1, T-building
Fri 11-Sep-2015 - 9-Oct-2015 weekly at 9-11, Group Room RH1, T-building, Please note: No practical on 18.9.!
Wed 16-Sep-2015 - 7-Oct-2015 weekly at 9-11, Group Room RH1, T-building, Please note: No practical on 30.9.!
Exceptions:
5-Oct-2015 at 14 –16 , Group Room RH1, T-building, Note! Exceptional practical time!
Practicals, Group II, Group room Rh2, T-building
Fri 11-Sep-2015 - 9-Oct-2015 weekly at 9-11, Group room RH2, T-building, Please note: No practical on 18.9.!
Wed 16-Sep-2015 - 7-Oct-2015 weekly at 9-11, Group room RH2, T-building
Practicals, Group III, Group room Rh 4, T-building
Fri 11-Sep-2015 - 9-Oct-2015 weekly at 9-11, Group room RH4, T-building, Please note: No practical on 18.9.!
Wed 16-Sep-2015 - 7-Oct-2015 weekly at 9-11, Group room RH4, T-building
Exam
Course exam
Wed 21-Oct-2015 at 13-16, Lecture hall, T-building, Change in exam time, please check!
Re-exam
Mon 16-Nov-2015 at 13-16, Group room RH1, T-building