BM2001 - Epidemiology
|Student Contribution Band:
||School of Veterinary & Biomedical Sciences (pre 2015)
Available to level 2 Bachelor of Biomedical Science and Bachelor of Medical Laboratory
The subject includes a consideration of terms and methods used to describe the occurrence
of disease; the concept and measurement of cause and effect; factors affecting validity
and types and choice of diagnostic tests; the design and interpretation of clinical
trials and economics of disease.
- know the meaning of terms used in epidemiology and be able to classify disease factors
into determinannts and variables;
- understand and apply the concepts of spatial, temporal and population patterns to
disease investigations and control;
- know the types of epidemiological data and be able to apply basic exploratory statistical
methods to such data;
- understand the relationships between cause and effect of disease;
- be able to design and analyse results of surveys, cross-sectional, case control, cohort
studies and randomised controlled trials; and understand the concepts of gold standard,
sensitivity, specificity and predictive value of diagnostic tests.
|MI1000 TV5040 MI5000 HS1000
Study Period 1
|Census Date 27-Mar-2014
||Professor Bruce Gummow
||<Person not found>, Professor Bruce Gummow.
- 33 hours lectures
- 30 hours tutorials - Practicals and Tutorials
||end of semester exam (60%); other exams (25%); assignments (15%).
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and in case
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