Spring Course: Outbreak Investigation and Response

EPI 201 – Outbreak Investigation and Response

Take a step into the world of an outbreak investigator with Epidemiology 201: Outbreak Investigation and Response, a special course offering for spring quarter 2016.Learn how disease outbreaks—such as Ebola, food-borne illnesses, and pandemic flu—start, spread, and are detected and investigated. Students will look at the social and environmental factors that influence outbreaks, the agencies and systems in place to manage outbreak response, and the role of communications, law, and government. This course uses a combination of lectures, case studies, discussions, and popular media. There are no course pre-requisites for EPI 201; all majors are encouraged to enroll. However, please be advised that basic math skills are required for this course. Areas of Knowledge: I&S, NW, & QSR.

SLN: 14148; 4 credits; Meets: T/Th 10:30–11:50 a.m. in HSB T-625; F 12:30–1:20 p.m. in HSB D-209; Instructor: Janet Baseman

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