COURSE UNIT TITLE

: EPIDEMIOLOGY

Description of Individual Course Units

Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type Of Course D U L ECTS
SBE 6072 EPIDEMIOLOGY ELECTIVE 2 0 0 6

Offered By

Public Health

Level of Course Unit

Third Cycle Programmes (Doctorate Degree)

Course Coordinator

PROFESSOR OSMAN ALPARSLAN ERGÖR

Offered to

Public Health
Pediatric Nursing
Audiology
Occupational Health
Psychiatric Nursing
COMMUNITY HEALTH NURSING
Medical Education
Laboratory Animal Science
Anatomy
Internal Medicine Nursing
Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation
Perfusion Techniques
Basic Oncology
Toxicology
Exercise Physiology
Biochemistry
Surgical Nursing
Biomechanics
Biophysics
Histology and Embryology
Medical Biology and Genetics
Physiology
Medical Physics
Translational Oncology
Fundamentals of Nursing
Medical Parasitology
Microbiology
Pharmacology
Obstetrics and Gynaecology Nursing
Basic Neuroscience
Nursing Management
Molecular Medicine

Course Objective

Implementing basic principles of epidemiology in research design and building skills in advanced analysis methods.

Learning Outcomes of the Course Unit

1   Understanding advanced concepts in epidemiology
2   Implementing advanced methods in clinical epidemiology
3   Calculate and interpret epidemiologic measures
4   Identify different types of research design and critical reading of literature
5   Develop skills for using and interpreting advanced analysis methods

Mode of Delivery

Face -to- Face

Prerequisites and Co-requisites

None

Recomended Optional Programme Components

None

Course Contents

Week Subject Description
1 Overview of epidemiologic study designs
2 Clinical trials
3 Diagnostic and screening tests
4 Power, Confidence interval
5 Sample size and selection in case-control and cohort studies
6 Matching and matched analysis
7 Survival analysis and Cox regression
8 Interaction, effect modification
9 Evidence based public health
10 Measures of association, attributable risk, etiologic fraction
11 Meta-analysis
12 Logistic regression and modelling
13 Group discussion
14 Group discussion
15 Overview of the course content

Recomended or Required Reading

To be announced.

Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods

Lectures, computer sessions, group discussion

Assessment Methods

SORTING NUMBER SHORT CODE LONG CODE FORMULA
1 PRF PERFORMANCE
2 FIN FINAL EXAM
3 FCG FINAL COURSE GRADE PO * 0.40 + FN*0.60
4 RST RESIT
5 FCGR FINAL COURSE GRADE (RESIT) PO * 0.40 + BUT*0.60


*** Resit Exam is Not Administered in Institutions Where Resit is not Applicable.

Further Notes About Assessment Methods

None

Assessment Criteria

To be announced.

Language of Instruction

Turkish

Course Policies and Rules

To be announced.

Contact Details for the Lecturer(s)

gul.ergor@deu.edu.tr

Office Hours

To be announced.

Work Placement(s)

None

Workload Calculation

Activities Number Time (hours) Total Work Load (hours)
Lectures 28 1 28
Field study 2 8 16
Preparations before/after weekly lectures 28 3 84
Preparing presentations 1 5 5
Preparation for final exam 1 10 10
Preparation for midterm exam 1 5 5
Final 1 1 1
Midterm 1 1 1
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours) 150

Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes

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LO.244444444554444
LO.344444444554444
LO.444444455554444
LO.544444455554444