Course DescriptionIn this course students will examine the principles and methods of epidemiology and apply these to selected populations. Major health problems across the lifespan and recommended intervention strategies will be explored from a primary, secondary and tertiary perspective. How the nurse applies knowledge of epidemiology, when working with individuals, families and communities, will be examined. Current literature and research findings will be utilized to direct discussion and analyze issues.
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In order to take this course, you must have a current nursing registration/licensure with a College of Nurses or nursing regulatory body in a Canadian province or territory. You must also be formally admitted to the post diploma BScN degree through the Daphne Cockwell School of Nursing prior to enrolment in this course.
The scheduling reflects the classroom-based instruction. In addition, students are required to participate in a mandatory weekly Internet component.
Students enrolled in Internet sections of this course are required to write the course test and/or exams online at preassigned dates and times. The end dates for these sections have been adjusted to accommodate this requirement. Details will be provided at the start of each course.
See the Nursing website, www.ryerson.ca/ce/nursing, for further information.