Epidemiologia

Gestão e Administração de Serviços de Saúde
5 ECTS; 2º Ano, 2º Semestre, 60,0 TP

Lecturer
- Jorge Manuel Marques Simões

Prerequisites
Not applicable.

Objectives
At the end of the term the students should be familiar with the concept of epidemiology and its applications, understand the general principles and methods and apply the acquired knowledge in the context of multidisciplinary healthcare teams.

Program
1.Concepts, applications and objectives of Epidemiology.
2.Explaining health/disease Models.
3.Descriptive Epidemiology, analytical studies; epidemiological models.
4.Risk Analysis
5.Information systems for healthcare
6.Epidemiological surveillance
7.Types of epidemiological studies.
8.Epidemiology and healthcare planning

Evaluation Methodology
practical work.

Bibliography
- Ferreira, A. (1990). Moderna Saúde Pública. Lisboa: Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian
- Pankau, J. e Armstrong, . e Stone, . (1998). Introdução à Epidemiologia. Lisboa: McGraw Hill Portugal
- A History of Epidemiologic Methods and Concepts.(2004, 0 de ---). American Journal of Epidemiology, pp. 604-605.

Method of interaction
Lectures supported by team work.

Software used in class