Course Epidemiology II

ECTS: 4.2

Course leader: Dorte Rytter

Language: English

Graduate school: Faculty of Health

Graduate program: PH

Course fee: 5,040.00 DKK

Status: Course is open for application

Semester: Fall 2024

Application deadline: 20/06/2024

Cancellation deadline: 29/07/2024

Course type: Classroom teaching

Start date: 13/08/2024

Administrator: Lena Melchior

The course P98 Epidemiology II is being offered by the Graduate School of Health, Aarhus University, 2024.

Criteria for participation: University degree in medicine, dentistry, nursing, or Master’s degree in other fields and/or postgraduate research fellows (PhD students and research-year medical students).

Requirements for participation: Prior experience with Stata or R is a requirement for participation.

Aim: The course aims to provide the background for critical reading and interpretation of epidemiological research articles.

Learning outcomes:

  • Advanced insight into epidemiological study design
  • Advanced insight into design and evaluation of epidemiological studies
  • Insight into DAGs
  • Insight into strategies for analyzing epidemiological data
  • Practical experience with analyses of epidemiological data

Workload: The full workload of the course is expected to be 82 hours

Content: Principles for designing epidemiological studies and analyzing data will be introduced. The focus will be on follow-up studies and on case-control studies. Using a specified dataset, a strategy for analyzing data will be developed, data will be analyzed and the results presented and discussed. After the course, participants should be able to design and analyze simpler epidemiological studies.

Instructors: Christina Catherine Dahm, Theresa Wimberley Böttger and Dorte Rytter

Venue: Aarhus University, Aarhus.

Participation in the course is without cost for:

Course dates:

  • 13 August 2024 09:00 - 16:00
  • 14 August 2024 09:00 - 16:00
  • 15 August 2024 09:00 - 16:00
  • 16 August 2024 09:00 - 16:00
  • 20 August 2024 09:00 - 16:00
  • 21 August 2024 09:00 - 16:00
  • 22 August 2024 09:00 - 16:00