191165 Group exercises and discussion on prevention, morbidity, mortality, adjustments

Saturday, October 25, 2008: 10:45 AM

Dr. Joy P. Nanda, DSc, MS, MHS , Department of Population, Family and Reproductive Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD
On the first day, participants will learn about tools needed to describe prevention, transmission, morbidity, mortality, screening, reliability, validity, person years and prognosis for their community practice.

Learning Objectives:
By the end of the Day 1 of the APHA-LI, participants will be able to 1) Identify and define the concepts of a) prevention, b) morbidity, c) mortality, d) screening, e) reliability and validity, f) public health data sources, g) person years, h) survival, i) measures of prognosis 2) List and discuss how to measure and interpret these concepts and apply them to professional career 3) Illustrate, calculate, and compare the differences among concepts thru examples 4) Design, and evaluate investigations which use the above concepts.

Presenting author's disclosure statement:

Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I have Extensive experience in research and teaching Epi courses. I have taught this course at APHA for the last 3 years.
Any relevant financial relationships? No

I agree to comply with the American Public Health Association Conflict of Interest and Commercial Support Guidelines, and to disclose to the participants any off-label or experimental uses of a commercial product or service discussed in my presentation.