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Veterinary Epidemiology I - VETS7004

Year - 2019

After completing the Veterinary Epidemiology I unit students will be able to- discuss epidemiology and the work of epidemiologists in relation to other disciplines; apply the concepts of epidemic theory and herd immunity appropriately to animal disease control issues; contribute to investigations of disease outbreaks and low productivity in animal populations; calculate and interpret the measures of disease frequency and measures of association; select an appropriate epidemiological study design for a specific research question; identify and minimise sources of bias and error in study designs.

Online (Sem 1, weeks 8-14)

Participation in online class (15%), Group assignment (35%), Quiz (10%), Individual report (40%)

Veterinary Epidemiology Thrusfield, M. 3E06, 2007 Blackwell Science, Oxford, UK. Veterinary Epidemiologic Research Dohoo, I., Martin, W. and Stryhn, H. 2nd edition (2009) AVC, Canada


Faculty: Science

Semester 1b

08 Apr 2019

Department/School: School of Veterinary Science Academic Operations
Study Mode: Online
Census Date: 03 May 2019
Unit of study level: Postgraduate
Credit points: 3.0
EFTSL: 0.063
Available for study abroad and exchange: No
Faculty/department permission required? No
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Unit of Study coordinator: A/Prof Jenny-Ann Toribio
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