3029.0 Public health law

Monday, October 31, 2011: 8:30 AM
This session will focus on public health law from an epidemiological perspective. The session is geared toward epidemiologists and public health researchers with an interest, or desire to learn more about, public health law. Sessions will include an overview of public health law research; the development and use of coded statutory datasets; the protocols for constructing public health datasets; and a review of examples of research studies to examine the public health impact of changes in state laws or policy.
Session Objectives: At the end of this session, the learner will be able to: 1. Describe the field of public health law research; 2. Understand barriers to the development and distribution of coded statutory datasets; 3. Demonstrate the protocols for public health datasets; 4. Review examples of existing research studies to determine the public-health effects of changes in state law or policy.

Welcoming Remarks
9:12 AM
Concluding Remarks

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Organized by: Epidemiology

CE Credits: Medical (CME), Health Education (CHES), Nursing (CNE), Public Health (CPH)

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