Lesson 3: Types of epidemiologic studies

 

Learning objectives:

At the end of this lesson, students will be able to:

  • Understand key terms in epidemiology and
  • Discuss characteristics of epidemiologic studies and advantages and disadvantages of using each.

Agenda:

            Descriptive epidemiology

            Observational and experimental studies

            Types of observational studies

            Exercise on advantages and disadvantages of different study designs