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Teaching Epidemiology A Guide for Teachers in Epidemiology, Public Health and Clinical Medicine

ISBN-10: 0199239479

ISBN-13: 9780199239474

Edition: 3rd 2009

Authors: Jorn Olsen, Rodolfo Sarraci, Dimitrios Trichopoulos

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Teaching Epidemiology requires skill and knowledge, combined with a clear teaching strategy and good pedagogic skills. The general advice is simple: if you are not an expert on a topic, try to enrich your background knowledge before you start teaching. Teaching Epidemiology third edition helps you to do this, and by providing the world-expert teacher's advice on how best to structure teaching gives a unique insight in to what has worked in their hands. The book will help you planyour own tailored teaching programme.The book is a guide to new teachers in the field at two levels; those teaching basic courses for undergraduates, and those teaching more advanced courses for students at postgraduate level. Each chapter provides key concepts and a list of key references. Subject specific methodology and disease specific issues (from cancer to genetic epidemiology) are dealt with in details. There is also a focused chapter on the principles and practice of computer-assisted learning.
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Book details

List price: $44.99
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publication date: 3/31/2015
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 512
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.990
Language: English

Contributors
Context
Introducing the history of epidemiology
Important concepts in epidemiology
Study design
Statistics in epidemiology
Teaching a first course in epidemiologic principles and methods
Exposure-oriented epidemiology
Questionnaires in epidemiology
Environment
Occupational epidemiology
Lifecourse epidemiology
Pharmacoepidemiology
Nutritional epidemiology
Genetic epidemiology
Teaching molecular epidemiology
Social inequalities in health
Climate change and human health: issues for teacher and classroom
Outcome-oriented epidemiology
Infectious disease epidemiology
Cancer epidemiology
Teaching a course in psychiatric epidemiology
Neurologic diseases
Reproductive epidemiology
Teaching chronic respiratory disease epidemiology
Epidemiology of injuries
Dental epidemiology
Clinical epidemiology
Study of clustering and outbreaks
Field studies in developing countries
Registries and medical databases
Teaching epidemiology inside and outside the classroom
Pedagogies
Computer-assisted learning-principles and practice
Competency-based curriculum in epidemiology
Guide for teaching assistants in a methods course at a department of epidemiology
Index