Welcome to the CoursePlus Web site for EPIDEMIOLOGIC METHODS IN INJURY AND VIOLENCE CONTROL (305.612.01), a course offered by the Department of Health Policy and Management at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.
Prepares students to conduct research regarding the distribution, determinants, and outcomes of unintentional and intentional injuries, and also to evaluate injury research studies.
Upon completion of the course, students will be able to describe various sources of data for injury research; identify the appropriate methodological approach for studying injuries; understand some of the methodological challenges in studying an acute outcome such as injury; appreciate how epidemiologic data can be used to inform injury prevention policy; and critically evaluate published injury studies.
Mon Wed 1:30 PM to 2:50 PM
340.601 & 305.610 or consent of instructor
students completing the Injury Control Certificate and others interested in this topic area
Grading Policy: Attendance and participation, written critique of a peer-reviewed article, development of a brief research proposal on any injury topic, and a final presentation.
Grading Restrictions: Letter grade