Data into Action for Tribes: Introduction to Epidemiology
The purpose of the Data Into Action for Tribes : Introduction to Epidemiology course is to provide an overview of basic epidemiology for public health workers, including those working in the field of behavioral health. The primary objective is to increase the knowledge among tribal health departments of how to access available data from federal, state, and local resources for program planning surveillance, and data use. Topics included are basic epidemiology, research questions, measures, study types, interpreting data, epidemiology in Indian country, and behavioral health epidemiology.
Data into Action for Tribes: Introduction to Epidemiology Learning Objectives:
- Define the role of epidemiology
- Develop research questions
- Describe the types of epidemiology study designs
- Understand the unique aspects of epidemiology in Indian Country and in behavioral health
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