After completing Veterinary Epidemiology 2, students will be able to design an appropriate epidemiology study to investigate a specific research question, including: sampling procedure; data collection tools; select appropriate diagnostic tests and interpret their results (at individual and herd level); database for data storage and manipulation; statistical procedures; methods to manage confounders, clustering and collinearity.
Online (Sem 2, weeks 8 - 14)
Participation in online class (15%), Group assignment (35%), On-line quiz (10%), Individual assignment (40%).
Veterinary Epidemiologic Research Dohoo, I., Martin, W. and Stryhn, H. 2nd edition (2009) AVC, Canada Veterinary Epidemiology Thrusfield, M. 3E06, 2007 Blackwell Science, Oxford, UK
VETS7004 Veterinary Epidemiology 1