HINF 381

Epidemiology, Population Health and Public Health

Units: 1.5

Hours: 3-2-0

An introduction to the principles and methods of epidemiology particularly as they apply to population health. Topics may include measurements of disease occurrence, study designs (cohort, case-control, randomized clinical trials), surveillance systems, population health, public health information systems for infectious and chronic diseases, health promotion and disease prevention issues.

Note:

  • Credit will be granted for only one of HINF 381, HINF 380.

Prerequisites:

  • 1.5 units of STAT courses; and
  • admission to BSc in Health Information Science or Combined BSc in Health Information Science and Computer Science; or
  • permission of the school.

Undergraduate course in Health Information Science offered by the School of Health Information Science in the Faculty of Human and Social Development.

Schedules:
Summer 2019 Fall 2019 Spring 2020

Summer timetable available: February 15. Fall and Spring timetables available: May 15.

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