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PHDA 04 Spatial Epidemiology and Outbreak Detection

Dates:  Sept 10 to Dec 2, 2018 

Offered through University of Victoria, Continuing Studies and Population Data BC, this course is designed to provide a practical orientation to spatial epidemiology.

  • Identify geospatial technologies and methods for epidemiology and cluster detection.
  • Visualize patterns of health and disease in place and time.
  • Analyze clusters and diffusion of disease to identify outbreaks.
  • Conduct small area and individual spatial epidemiology studies.
  • Apply spatial epidemiology and outbreak detection methods to various population health research questions.
  • Use 'real-world' admin data and practice ArcGIS skills via our remotely-accessed Secure Research Training Lab


Registration Deadline is August 20, 2018.

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Attend a free 30-minute PHDA Orientation webinar on June 27 or July 19 to learn more. Register now!


Fully online course
10 September, 2018