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ADVANCED INFECTIOUS DISEASE EPIDEMIOLOGY

This course will introduce more advanced topics in infectious disease epidemiology and will include three parts. The first part is outbreak investigation case studies (60%). The second part is mathematical modeling of infectious diseases (20%). The last part will discuss some controversial issues in infectious disease research, such as the true effectiveness of influenza vaccine for the elderly, as well as conflicts of interests in vaccine/drug research and their effects on policy making (20%).

Course Goal
A. To train public health professionals in order for having passion and expertise on public health theory and practice
B. To set up the academic and research society, and to create and disseminate the new knowledge on public health
C. To actively participate in national health issues, and promote sound public health system
Course Principle Literacy and Competence
[Principle Literacy]
  • Humanity accomplishment
  • To form a team with a mind of respecting lives and serving societies
  • Citizen accomplishment
  • With a spirit of recognition of multi-culture and active participation of public affairs
  • Social concern
  • With a spirit of social participation, care for socially deprived, and with a sense of social inequity and care
  • International perspectives
  • With a vision of global health involving local insight and international perspective
    [Competence]
  • Professional and cross-cutting capacity
  • With capability of using epidemiological evidence and social science concept in making multi-discipline analysis of health policy and planning
  • Ability of thinking and judgment
  • With capability of using multi-discipline vision in examining the public health issues and the process of decision making
  • Good communication skills
  • With capability of applying public health professional knowledge to disease prevention and health care practical work
  • Innovation and leadership ability
  • With capability of independently exploring public health issues, and solving the problems
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    0104/2 T880700 [PH7392]ADVANCED INFECTIOUS DISEASE EPIDEMIOLOGY 2.0 N Chien, Yu-Wen

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