Introduction to Epidemiology

Quickly learn about the basic concepts and principles used in Epidemiology & how these shape the core of public health!

Epidemiology is a unique science – it offers powerful tools to quantify the degree to which risk factors and humanitarian interventions affect population health in a crisis. Indeed, epidemiology saves lives and improves global, long-term health.

What you’ll learn

  • Principles of Epidemiology.
  • Epidemiologic Triad.
  • Risk Factors for Disease.
  • Contributions of Epidemiologists.
  • Ecological Issues in Epidemiology.

Course Content

  • Introduction –> 8 lectures • 13min.
  • Natural History of Disease –> 10 lectures • 17min.
  • Risk Factors for Disease –> 7 lectures • 6min.
  • Ecological Issues in Epidemiology –> 13 lectures • 22min.
  • Role of Epidemiology in Public Health –> 7 lectures • 12min.
  • Concluding Thoughts –> 3 lectures • 3min.

Introduction to Epidemiology

Requirements

  • Basic health science background.

Epidemiology is a unique science – it offers powerful tools to quantify the degree to which risk factors and humanitarian interventions affect population health in a crisis. Indeed, epidemiology saves lives and improves global, long-term health.

But epidemiology has not always been a popular field. It is getting more attention now because of the current health crisis that is going on. In this course, I’ll be introducing you to some basic concepts and principles that make epidemiology such a versatile and flexible field, especially in the health sciences.

Upon enrollment to the course all materials such as lecture videos, practice quizzes, and downloadable resources will always be available should you wish to go back to the material to study and review. You will also receive a Certificate of Completion which you can use to boost your resume, curriculum vitae, or LinkedIn profile.

So start learning and increasing your knowledge today!

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