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Infectious disease epidemiology and vaccinology - Spring 2020

You will learn infectious disease epidemiology, including the relevant statistical methods and handling of databases where infections and antibiotic resistance are registered in different Nordic countries. You will compile and calculate epidemiological statistics and present the results in class. You will learn the immunological basis of vaccines, discuss the pros and cons of different vaccine types and reason about how to design vaccine programs that effectively promote public health.

The course will start on January 27, 2020. During the following weeks the course will take place in Gothenburg:

2020-01-27 -- 2020-01-31 (week 5)
2020-03-02 -- 2020-03-06 (week 10)
2020-03-30 -- 2020-04-03 (week 14)
2020-05-04 -- 2020-05-08 (week 19)

Prerequisites

  • You need the knowledge from the first course in this program, or equivalent knowledge.
     
  • You may apply for this course if you are a nordic health care professional, e.g. doctor, nurse, dentist or biomedical laboratory technician, and have at least two years of working experience. Note that a prerequisite is that the employer is willing to pay the course fee.
     
  • You also need the following language skills: In Sweden - English B/English 6, Swedish B/Svenska 3, other Nordic countries: equivalent level.
     
  • If you which to attend this course and receive 15 credits for it, you need to have a preveious Bachelor's degree or equivalent in biology, nursing, dentistry, medicine, biomedical laboratory science, veterinary medicine.

 

 

Course syllabus (Only in Swedish - English version will be published later)

 

Would you like to apply for this course?

The application form will be published closer to the start of the course.

Contact


Evelyn Vilkman
Institutionen för biomedicin
Box 440
S-405 30  GÖTEBORG
SVERIGE

Tel: +46-31-786 4350
evelyn.vilkman@gu.se

Page Manager: Evelyn Vilkman|Last update: 5/9/2019
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