• Ostatnia zmiana 05.11.2020 przez Zakład Higieny, Epidemiologii i Zaburzeń Metabolicznych

    Epidemiology

     

    Concise internal regulations for students.

     

     

    Schedule:

    Classes

    Friday

    8:30 - 10:00

    10:30 - 12:00

    12:30 - 14:00

    16, 23, 30.X, 6, 13, 20, 27.XI, 4, 11.XII, 15, 22, 29.I, 5.II

     

    Lectures will be held ONLINE.

    Lectures will be available for download: 12, 26.XI, 9.XII, 21.I

     

     

     

    Topics:

     

    LECTURE I

    History of Epidemiology.

     

    LECTURE II

    Epidemiology - definition, goals, tasks. Modern epidemiological approach.

     

    LECTURE III

    Epidemiology of selected civilization diseases.

     

    LECTURE IV

    Social epidemiology.

     

     

    CLASS I

    Sources of epidemiological data (primary and secondary). Design of survey questionnaires.

     

    CLASS II

    Assessing health status in population (negative and positive health measures).

     

    Literature classess I-II:

    1. Leon Gordis, Epidemiology. Third edition, Elsevier Inc., 2004.

    2. Ray M. Merrill, Introduction to Epidemiology, Sixth edition. Jones &Bartlett Learning, 2013.

    3. Robert H. Friis, Epidemiology 101. Jones &Bartlett Publishers, 2010.

     

    CLASS III

    Demography in epidemiology - population pyramids, birthrate, migrations.

     

    CLASS IV

    Demographic situation in the World and demographic prognosis. Calculations.

     

    Literature classess III-IV:

    1. Farmer Richard, Lawrenson Ross: Epidemiology and Public Health. Blackwell Publishing, 2004.

    2. Population Pyramids of the World from 1950 to 2100 - http://populationpyramid.net/

    3. The World Factbook - https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/

    4. Central Statistical Office of Poland: http://demografia.stat.gov.pl/bazademografia/

     

    CLASS V

    Descriptive epidemiology (Who? When? Where?)

     

    CLASS VI

    Principles of formulating hypotheses. Types of selection & randomization.

     

    CLASS VII

    Analytic epidemiology: Types of study designs (case-control studies, and cohort studies).

     

    CLASS VIII

    Analytic epidemiology: Types of study designs (experimental studies).

     

    Literature classes V - VIII:

    1. Leon Gordis, Epidemiology. Third edition, Elsevier Inc., 2004.

    2. Ray M. Merrill, Introduction to Epidemiology, Sixth edition. Jones &Bartlett Learning, 2013.

    3. Robert H. Friis, Epidemiology 101. Jones &Bartlett Publishers, 2010.

     

    CLASS IX

    Screening programs - features, objectives.

     

    CLASS X

    Infectious diseases ordinances.

     

    CLASS XI

    Outbreak investigation in practice.

     

    Literature classes IX, X, XI:

    1. Leon Gordis, Epidemiology. Third edition, Elsevier Inc., 2004.

    2. Ray M. Merrill, Introduction to Epidemiology, Sixth edition. Jones &Bartlett Learning, 2013.

    3. World Health Organization – Infectious diseases - http://www.who.int/topics/infectious_diseases/en/n

     

    CLASS XII

    Epidemiology and risk factors of non-infectious diseases.

     

    Literature:

    World Health Organization – Noncommunicable diseases - http://www.who.int/topics/noncommunicable_diseases/en/

     

    CLASS XIII

    Paper analysis (scientific articles).

     

    CLASS XIV

    Credit.

     

    Syllabus