HYGIENE AND EPIDEMIOLOGY

(Elective / Teaching hours per week: 3/ Laboratory hours: 8 Assessment: written examination at the end of the semester/ Credits: 4)

Teachers:

Marianna I. Diomidous, Associate Professor of Epidemiology & Public Health, e-mail: mdiomidi@nurs.uoa.gr

Topics:

    • Introduction, Rational and Classification in Medicine
    • Data sources, Conducting a descriptive epidemiological survey 
    • Morbidityand Mortality Indices, Development and Control of causal assumptions
    • Descriptive Epidemiology- Model Characteristics, Descriptive Epidemiology-Site Characteristics, Descriptive Epidemiology-Time Characteristics
    • Prospective studies, Retrospective studies
    • Evaluation of therapeutic measures 
    • Screening control 
    • Epidemiology of infectious diseases, Epidemic peaks