Course Search

Find A Masters

1000's of Masters Courses from across the globe

Find An MBA

MBA & Business Masters courses from the World's leading Business Schools

Find A PhD

The World's largest PhD opportunities database

Course Details

Concepts of Epidemiology course


Like this CPDs ?

Like This Course?


Extra CPD Information

More Info


Location of CPD provider

Institution Location


Related CPDs

Related Courses


Veterinary Basic Surgical Skills Course; two-day residential course
University of Nottingham
School of Veterinary Medicine

Big Data Epidemiology July 2019
University of Oxford
Department for Continuing Education

Small Animal Current Concepts in Gastroenterology
University of Liverpool
CPD Vets

Contact Provider
Edinburgh
20 hours over 5 days
Short Course
30
30
£845.00 (See Description)
Nurses, doctors, vets, health promoters, health policy makers and health researchers
Medical School, The University of Edinburgh, Teviot Place, Edinburgh, EH8 9AG, Lothian, United Kingdom

Concepts of Epidemiology is an intensive crash course which condenses the MSc in Public Health content into a full 5-day programme. This has been specifically designed and developed over a number of years for professionals working in public health practice, policy and research who would otherwise not be able to devote a year to this study.  The main learning outcome gives participants a vital understanding of this widely-used research and practice, with reference to global case studies.

The course is particularly beneficial for any health care professional with limited or no experience in epidemiological study and who wish to develop enough knowledge to apply this practice in their own work.  Previous attendees have been nurses, doctors, health promoters, health policy makers, health researchers and statisticians, and many more fields.

The course programme is supported by 2008 publication 'Concepts of Epidemiology: 2nd Edition' by Prof. Raj Bhopal, Centre for Population Health Science, The University of Edinburgh (and course leader).  The course programme follows the sections of the book, which is included as part of delegate materials:

  • An introduction to Epidemiology
  • The epidemiological concept of population
  • Variation in disease by time, place and person: A framework for analysis
  • Variation: The role of error, bias, risk modification and confounding
  • Cause & effect: The epidemiological approach
  • Natural history, spectrum, iceberg, population patterns and screening: Interrelated concepts
  • The concept of risk and measures of disease frequency: Incidence and prevalence
  • Presentation and interpretation of epidemiological data on risk
  • Study design: Overview
  • Theoretical, ethical, contextual, practical and critical foundations for future epidemiology

Registration is £845.00 GBP and includes conprehensive course materials, catering & certificate.  There is also a welcome reception and a course dinner included.  Fees do not include any accommodation or travel.  For recommendations, please see the course website.

Online registration features options for payment by invoice or secure e-payment via credit or debit card.  Printed application forms are also available by request.  Places on the course are limited and consistently over-subscribed, please book early to avoid disappointment.  A waiting list is available once all places are booked.

 


Accrediting Bodies



Find CPD

Copyright ©2005-2019
All rights reserved

Find CPD is a database of Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Courses in the UK

FindCPD is a trading name of FindAUniversity Ltd.
FindAUniversity Ltd, 77 Sidney St, Sheffield, S1 4RG, UK. Tel: +44 (0)114 268 4940 Fax: +44 (0) 114 268 5766
Cookie Policy    X