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A background in health sciences or/and quantitative methods would be useful, but not essential.

Aprox. 6 horas para completar

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O que você vai aprender

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    Compare and contrast different epidemiological study designs in order to describe their strengths and weaknesses.

Habilidades que você terá

Randomized Controlled TrialCase-Control StudyStudy designsCohort
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100% online

Comece imediatamente e aprenda em seu próprio cronograma.

Prazos flexíveis

Redefinir os prazos de acordo com sua programação.

Nível intermediário

A background in health sciences or/and quantitative methods would be useful, but not essential.

Aprox. 6 horas para completar

Sugerido: 4 weeks of study, 2-4 hours/week...

Inglês

Legendas: Inglês

Programa - O que você aprenderá com este curso

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Introduction to Study Designs: Ecological and Cross-Sectional Studies

4 vídeos (Total 15 mín.), 7 leituras, 1 teste
4 videos
Epidemiological Studies4min
Ecological Studies4min
Cross-sectional Studies3min
7 leituras
About Imperial College & the team5min
How to be successful in this course5min
Grading policy5min
Glossary & Additional readings 20min
Case-reports and Case-series5min
Primary and Secondary Data10min
Quiz Instructions2min
1 exercício prático
Ecological and Cross-sectional Studies30min
Semana
2
1 hora para concluir

Case Control Studies

3 vídeos (Total 14 mín.), 3 leituras, 1 teste
3 videos
Measures of Association in Case-control Studies6min
Calculating Odds Ratios4min
3 leituras
Selecting Controls in Case-control Studies10min
Recap: Case-control Studies10min
Quiz Instructions2min
1 exercício prático
Case-control Studies30min
Semana
3
2 horas para concluir

Cohort Studies and Nested Studies

5 vídeos (Total 20 mín.), 5 leituras, 2 testes
5 videos
Measures of Association in Cohort Studies4min
Calculating Relative Risks3min
Nested Case-control Study4min
Case-cohort Study Design3min
5 leituras
Recap: Cohort Studies10min
Strengths and Weaknesses of Cohort and Case-control Studies15min
Quiz Instructions2min
Strengths and Weaknesses of Nested Case-control and Case-cohort Studies10min
Quiz Instructions2min
2 exercícios práticos
Cohort Studies20min
Nested Case-control and Case-cohort Studies20min
Semana
4
2 horas para concluir

Randomised Controlled Trials

4 vídeos (Total 21 mín.), 4 leituras, 2 testes
4 videos
The Randomisation Process6min
Blinding in Randomised Controlled Trials5min
Course Summary1min
4 leituras
Strengths and Weaknesses of Randomised Controlled Trials10min
Quiz Instructions2min
Overview of Study Designs10min
Quiz Instructions2min
2 exercícios práticos
Randomised Controlled Trials20min
Comparing Study Designs20min
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Principais avaliações do Study Designs in Epidemiology

por CMay 30th 2019

I think I'm in love... with Epidemiology. With each subsequent course, my thirst to understand epidemiology deepens. Thank you for this opportunity

por FGMay 17th 2019

Excellent course with all the basic concepts relevant to epidemiological study designs.

Instrutores

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Filippos Filippidis

Lecturer in Public Health
School of Public Health

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Este curso é parte da graduação 100% on-line Global Master of Public Health da Imperial College London. Caso seja aceito para o programa completo, seus cursos contarão para sua graduação.

Sobre Imperial College London

Imperial College London is a world top ten university with an international reputation for excellence in science, engineering, medicine and business. located in the heart of London. Imperial is a multidisciplinary space for education, research, translation and commercialisation, harnessing science and innovation to tackle global challenges. Imperial students benefit from a world-leading, inclusive educational experience, rooted in the College’s world-leading research. Our online courses are designed to promote interactivity, learning and the development of core skills, through the use of cutting-edge digital technology....

Sobre Programa de cursos integrados Epidemiology for Public Health

Thousands of new epidemiological studies are conducted every year and their results can have a profound impact on how we live our lives. Decisions regarding the food you eat, how much you exercise, where you live and what treatment you will follow if you get sick are made based on data from such studies. This specialization aims to equip you with the skills that will allow you to correctly interpret epidemiological research, consider its limitations, and design your own studies. The first course of the specialisation, Measuring Disease in Epidemiology, looks into the main measures used in epidemiology and how these can inform decisions around public health policy, screening and prevention. The second course, Study Designs in Epidemiology, provides an overview of the most common study designs, their strengths and limitations. The third course, Validity and Bias in Epidemiology, builds on the fundamental concepts taught in the previous courses to discuss bias and confounding and how they might affect study results. It also provides the essential skills to prevent and control bias and confounding and critically think about causality. At the end of this specialization you will have gained the essential skills to design and critique epidemiological research and you will be able to pursue more advanced courses in epidemiology. Although this specialization is part of the GMPH programme, it can be taken independently of the GMPH....
Epidemiology for Public Health

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