VEM 5503 Veterinary Epidemiology: Spring 2012


Location: UF CVM New Auditorium

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Day

Date

Time

Instructor

Topic

IU

1

T

1/3

3.00-4.50

Maunsell

Introduction to the course

1-2

 

 

 

 

 

I Epidemiologic principles and methods

 

1

Th

1/5

1.00-2.50

Hernandez

Sampling & and sample size

3-4

2

M

1/9

1.00-2.50

Rae

Use and interpretation of diagnostics tests for screening and confirmation of disease in populations

5-6

2

W

1/11

3.00-4.50

Maunsell

Disease frequency & measures of association

7-8

 

 

 

 

 

II Using epidemiology to identify the cause of disease in populations

 

3

W

1/18

1.00-2.50

Hernandez

Experimental studies
Clinical trials

9-10

4

T

1/24

3.00-4.50

Hernandez

Observational studies
Case control studies

11-12

5

M

1/30

1.00-2.50

Hernandez

Observational studies
Cohort studies & cross-sectional studies

13-14

5

W

2/1

1.00-2.50
3.00-4.50

Hernandez

Computer lab: epidemiologic analyses
(split class)

15-16

6

M

2/6

1.00-2.50

Hernandez

Review of Part I and Part II

17-18

6

F

2/10

1.00-2.50

Maunsell

Midterm Quiz

19-20

 

 

 

 

 

III Applied epidemiology

 

7

M

2/13

1.00-2.50

Hernandez

Fundamentals of animal disease surveillance
UF LAH surveillance & infection control

21-22

7

F

2/17

10.30-12.20

McCluskey

USDA Centers for Epidemiology and Animal Health: animal disease surveillance systems

23-24

8

M

2/20

9.30-11.20

Holt

The role of the state veterinarian in disease control and eradication

25-26

8

W

2/22

1.00-2.50

Blackmore

The role of the public health state veterinarian in disease control and eradication

27-28

9

T

2/28

1.00-2.50

Maunsell

Use epidemiologic methods and techniques to investigate health, performance, and welfare issues in dairy herds

29-30

9

Th

3/1

10.50-12.40

Maunsell

Final Exam

31-32