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EPI 559 Pharmacoepidemiology 3.0 Credits

The aim of the course is to equip students with a basic understanding of the concepts and practice of pharmacoepidemiology. By the end of the course, students should be able to: Demonstrate an understanding of the important pharmacoepidemiological concepts and methods, and how these methods can be applied to specific drug utilization in real-life settings in specific populations; Define disease burden in terms of prevalence, incidence and potential complications associated with the use of specific medications; Examine patients’ characteristics and drug utilization, and address health disparities in medications associated health outcomes; Examine patients with multiple-comorbidity, multiple drug uses and drug-disease effects on health outcomes.

College/Department: Dornsife School of Public Health
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Prerequisites: EPI 570 [Min Grade: B] or PBHL 512 [Min Grade: B]

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