Master of Science (MSc) - Epidemiology/Infectious Diseas CH&E 6052   Epidemiology/Infectious Diseas
Interrelated topics, crucial to understanding infectious diseases epidemiology and how epidemiology can inform our understanding of infectious diseases and its management at the individual level will be covered. These include basic microbiology, the chain of infection, disease pathogenesis, spectrum of illness associated with infectious agents, diagnostic tools, patterns of infection and disease in populations, outbreak recognition and management, infection prevention and control. The course will explore such current issues as emergence of new infections, bioterrorism, and healthcare associated infections.
PREREQUISITES: CH&E 5010.03, CH&E 5019.03