HPM 360 Epidemiology and Health Care Statistics • 5 Cr.
Presents the fundamentals of epidemiology including infectious disease, environmental epidemiology, chronic disease, experimental study design, observation and data interpretation. Students engage in a comprehensive study of epidemiology through the human life span. Prerequisite: MATH 130 or equivalent with a C (2.0) or better and admission to the Health Promotion and Management program, or permission of the Program Chair.
After completing this class, students should be able to:
- Articulate the role of epidemiology in public health and the role of state, federal and local health agencies.
- Review research methods and statistical data used in epidemiological studies.
- Develop evidence-based needs assessment for a defined population group.