KRISP Faculty teach Health Measurement Descriptive course at School of Nursing and Public Health. The aim of the course is to provide learners with skills to collect, analyse and use health information. In addition, this course provide students with an understanding of the basic principles and methods of descriptive epidemiology, descriptive biostatistics and demography.
Dr. Andrew Tomita and Dr. Alain Vandormael demonstrate how health measurements are applied in approaches to the planning and evaluation of public health interventions.
Course Content: Health Measurement (PBHL6J1). Sources and uses of health information; Key concepts in epidemiology; Principles of developing, managing and evaluating health information systems; presenting and summarizing data; health systems research and rapid epidemiological assessments; surveillance and screening.
Assessment: Written assignments (40%) Group assignments (10%) 3-hour written examination (50%).
DP Requirement: As per faculty rules
News date: 2018-11-06
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