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Diagnostic and Screening Tests (Part 1) - CEPI5311

This unit of study introduces the student to basic concepts behind diagnostic and screening tests, including: test accuracy, sources of bias in test evaluation, critical appraisal of test evaluation studies, principles and use of evidence in making decisions about population screening, and overdiagnosis. After completing this unit of study, the student should have a basic understanding of contemporary issues and the methodology underlying, diagnostic and screening test evaluation and application.

Classes
1 x 2 hour synchronous tutorial or asynchronous online tutorial/week for 6 weeks

Assessment
Class discussion/presentations (40%), written assignment (60%)

Textbooks
Course readings will be provided.

Pre-requisites

PUBH5010 or CEPI5100

Prohibitions

PUBH5208 or CEPI5202 or CEPI5312

Details

Faculty: Medicine and Health

Semester 2

03 Aug 2020

Department/School: Public Health
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 31 Aug 2020
Unit of study level: Postgraduate
Credit points: 2.0
EFTSL: 0.042
Available for study abroad and exchange: No
Faculty/department permission required? No
Location
Camperdown
Faculty: Medicine and Health

Semester 2

03 Aug 2020

Department/School: Public Health
Study Mode: Online
Census Date: 31 Aug 2020
Unit of study level: Postgraduate
Credit points: 2.0
EFTSL: 0.042
Available for study abroad and exchange: No
Faculty/department permission required? No
Location
Camperdown
More details
Unit of Study coordinator: Dr Katy Bell
HECS Band:
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