Lesson 1 - Introduction to Epidemiology

Lesson 1 Objectives

Upon completion of this lesson, you should be able to:

  • Distinguish between epidemiology and clinical epidemiology
  • Apply the terminology of the Epidemiologic Triad to an infectious disease
  • Explore selected events in the history of epidemiology and population health
  • State five objectives of epidemiologic research
  • Compare Epidemiologic Study Designs in the Demonstration of Causality
  • Differentiate between different types of populations