PTHB 511: Veterinary Epidemiology

Class Program
Credits 1

The course will consist of didactic material and in class presentations on study exercises. Topics to be covered will include:

  • Epidemiologic study designs
  • The avoidance of Bias and Confounding in Epidemiologic Studies
  • The use of surveillance and mapping in reporting the distribution of disease iin populations
  • Concepts in Infectious Disease Epidemiology
  • The Procedures involved in Investigation of an Outbreak
  • The Epidemiologic approach to Screening Programs using diagnostic tests
  • In-class Epidemiologic study exercises
  • Biological disasters of animal origins to include bioagroterrorism