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Epidemiology and Biostatistics in Clinical Toxicology

  • PHA 6935 Epidemiology and Biostatistics in Clinical Toxicology

    Description

    This 3-credit course, designed around the required text, is structured to comprehensively provide the student with the fundamental concepts of epidemiology and biostatistics as they relate to the analysis of data. Students will learn to critically evaluate and understand data analyses and results presented in the medical literature by applying principles of epidemiology and methods of biostatistics. This information is supplemented with online study guides, detailed module objectives and critical thinking exercises using online journal articles.

    Prerequisites

    Please review our recommended course order.

    Topics

    Module Topic
    Module 1 Investigation of an Epidemic
    Module 2 Measures of Mortality, Incidence, and Prevalence
    Module 3 Measures of Risk and Probability
    Module 4 Biological Variability
    Module 5 Screening
    Module 6 Sampling and Statistical Significance
    Module 7 Correlation and Multiple Regression
    Module 8 Case-control (Retrospective) Studies
    Module 9 Cohort (Prospective) Studies
    Module 10 Randomized Clinical Trials
    Module 11 Association and Causation
    Module 12 Keys to Understanding Articles on Epidemiologic Studies

    MATERIALS

    Required Materials:

    A Study Guide to Epidemiology and Biostatistics
    Author: R.F. Morton and J. Richard Hebel
    Publisher: Jones and Bartlett Publishers; 7th edition (2011)
    ISBN: 978-1449604752

    LIBRARY ACCESS

    Distance Education and UF Online Students enjoy the same library privileges as on-campus students.
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    Tuition: $1,725

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