This interactive course provides all of the basic principles of occupational epidemiology. Students are instructed to critically evaluate studies of other investigators, but also apply epidemiologic principles in own studies.
The course consists of one module. It covers such items as prevalence and incidence, measures of effect, Odds Ratio, standardization, sources of data, study design, precision, validity, confounding, and causality. The knowledge is evaluated by critical appraisal of a research paper.
The understanding of some chapters can be tested interactively. Feedback is given on the correct answers.
The material is presented interactively and meant for students at university level.