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2016-2017 Brown Bag Lunch Lectures.

This year’s session is focused on epidemiologic research methods. Dr. Saltzman will teach us how to apply epidemiologic concepts in nursing research through following 7 sessions.

 Session1, 9/27/16           The Role of Epidemiology in Nursing Research

  • Define Epidemiology
  • Characterize the role of epidemiology in nursing research

Epidemiologic Measures and Study Designs

Session2, 10/18               Epidemiologic Measures of Morbidity and Mortality

  • Define morbidity and mortality
  • Calculate measures of disease incidence and prevalence

Session 3, 11/29              Randomized Trials

  • Define the purpose of a randomized trial
  • Choose appropriate situations for randomized trials
  • Interpret outcomes from randomized trials

Session 4, 1/23               Cohort Studies

  • Define the purpose and design of a cohort study
  • Choose appropriate situations for use of a cohort study
  • Define and interpret incidence and prevalence rates, relative risks, measures of disease risk calculated from cohort studies
  • Interpret outcomes from cohort studies

Session 5, 2/27               Case-control and Cross Sectional Studies

  • Define the purpose and design of a case-control and cross-sectional studies
  • Choose appropriate situations for use of a case-control and cross-sectional studies
  • Define and interpret odds ratios, measures of disease risk calculated from cohort studies
  • Interpret outcomes from cohort studies

Session 6, 3/27               Meta-analysis as a tool for nursing research

  • Define what a meta-analysis is
  • Identify the relevant figures typically associated with meta-analysis
  • Interpret results from a meta-analysis

Session 7, 4/4                  Special Topics in Epidemiology: Social Epidemiology, Genetic Epidemiology, Environmental Epidemiology and Series Conclusion

  • Define epidemiologic sub-specialties
  • Identify the relationship of epidemiologic sub-specialties and nursing research
Last Updated: 7/27/17