About The Course
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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.

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Course Description

Prepares students to conduct research regarding the distribution, determinants, and outcomes of unintentional and intentional injuries, and also to evaluate injury research studies.

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Course Learning Objectives

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.

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Course Time

Mon Wed   1:30 PM to 2:50 PM

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Course Faculty
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Prerequisites

340.601 & 305.610 or consent of instructor

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Intended Audience

students completing the Injury Control Certificate and others interested in this topic area

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Grading Policy & Grading Restrictions

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

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Administrative Contact

Keshia Pollack
E-mail: kpollack@jhsph.edu

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