Principles of Veterinary Epidemiology

24/02/2020 all-day
Massy University
+64 6 350 5701
Principles of Veterinary Epidemiology @ Online

This single semester course (118.785) will provide in-depth study of the following epidemiological methods: study type, measurement bias, confounding and selection bias.

Throughout the course participants will be encouraged to apply their skills to make evidence based decisions either in a clinical or policy setting. When this course is combined with 118.786 Applied Veterinary Epidemiology participants will have the necessary skills to design population studies to determine the magnitude and impact of a health problem or identify potential risk factors for a particular problem. (Successful completion of 118.785 is required prior to enrolment in 118.786.)


  • Naomi Cogger

On this course you’ll learn:

  • To design an epidemiologic study design that provides high quality information while still being feasible.
  • Develop skills to confidently manage the practical issues of running a epidemiologic study including construction of a sampling frame, sample size calculations and design of a questionnaire.
  • How to conduct an epidemiological investigation of a disease outbreak.

How the course works.

Applied veterinary epidemiology is one of the MVM courses for postgraduate veterinarians which is taught online via distance learning and led by a recognised international expert in the field.

15 Credit

Online Course: Starts February 2020 to June 2020

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