Visual Universitätsmedizin Mainz

Basics of Epidemiology

This lecture gives you an overview and maybe a fresh-up about some basics of epidemiology.  

Topics

EPIDEMIOLOGY I

  • Introduction in epidemiological reasoning
  • Examples for epidemiological research studies (from  “Snow” to  GHS)
  • National and international sources for information on health
  • Measurement in descriptive epidemiology

EPIDEMIOLOGY II

  • Epidemiological studies
  • Measurement in analytical epidemiology

EPIDEMIOLOGY III

  • Confounding
  • Causality
  • Bias
  • Systematic and random error

EPIDEMIOLOGY IV (optional)

  • Designing and planning an observational study
  • GEP: Good epidemiological practics 
  • Publication rules for epidemiological studies
  • Systematic review and meta-analysis


Methodology:

Theoretical and practical input by the trainer, showing examples, doing exercises, discussions.

Target audience: TransMed's doctoral students, postdocs, and clinician scientists

Maximum number of participants: 20

Next workshop: 9.5.2023, 9.00 a.m. - 16.45 p.m.

Venue: Small lecture hall in building 102, UMC Mainz

For the workshop, 1 CP for scientific skills training can be credited.

Ansprechpartnerin:


Ivonne Dietzel
Program Coordinator
Bldg. 907, Room 01-212
University Medical Center
Langenbeckstr. 1
55131 Mainz

Tel. +49 6131 17-7631
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