Lesson 1: Introduction to Epidemiology
Welcome to Stat 507 - Epidemiologic Research Methods on Penn State's World Campus!
When you have completed studying the lesson notes and the assignments this week, you should be able to do the following:
- Distinguish between definitions of epidemiology and clinical epidemiology
- Apply the terminology of the Epidemiologic Triad to an infectious disease
- Use the Epidemiologic Triad to identify modifications that will affect the frequency of disease in a population
- State five objectives of epidemiologic research