Population Medicine (PMED)

Courses

PMED 521. Population Medicine I. 4 Units.

Provides a framework for health practitioners to manage the health of a population. Includes an approach to critically review and interpret medical literature, demonstrate the methodology for selecting the appropriate statistical test, analyze the evidence for clinical preventive services, incorporate considerations of cost and risk/benefit analysis, and convey complex health information. Includes practical use of advanced applied epidemiology (to include acute and chronic disease), advanced biostatistics, advanced health services management, clinical preventive services, and risk/hazard control and communication.
Prerequisite or Concurrent: PCOR 501.

PMED 522. Population Medicine II. 4 Units.

Builds on foundational population medicine concepts. Includes applied skills to characterize the health of a population, provide methodology for selecting appropriate clinical preventive services, perform selected complex statistical analyses, inform and educate populations about health threats and risks, and develop policies that support health efforts. Includes practical use of advanced applied epidemiology (to include acute and chronic disease), advanced biostatistics, advanced health services management, clinical preventive services, and risk/hazard control and communication.
Prerequisite or Concurrent*: PMED 521; PCOR502*.

PMED 523. Population Medicine III. 4 Units.

Applies advanced knowledge and skills in managing the health of a population. Includes integration of skills to implement and evaluate population based health services, utilize surveillance systems and outbreak investigations, identify high-risk populations using selected statistical methods, convey risk to populations, and develop policies that support health. Includes practical use of advanced applied epidemiology (to include acute and chronic disease), advanced biostatistics, advanced health services management, clinical preventive services, and risk/hazard control and communication.
Prerequisite or Concurrent*: PMED 522; PCOR 503*.

PMED 541. Preventive Medicine in Public Health I. 2 Units.

Provides a selection of preventive medicine topics. Includes a framework for critical review of scientific literature, as well as opportunities to develop additional skills for the public health professional.

PMED 542. Preventive Medicine in Public Health II. 2 Units.

Provides a selection of preventive medicine topics. Includes a framework for critical review of scientific literature, as well as opportunities to develop additional skills for the public health professional.

PMED 543. Preventive Medicine in Public Health III. 2 Units.

Provides a selection of preventive medicine topics. Includes a framework for critical review of scientific literature, as well as opportunities to develop additional skills for the public health professional.

PMED 544. Preventive Medicine in Public Health IV. 2 Units.

Provides a selection of preventive medicine topics. Includes a framework for critical review of scientific literature, as well as opportunities to develop additional skills for the public health professional.

PMED 545. Preventive Medicine in Public Health V. 2 Units.

Provides a selection of preventive medicine topics. Includes a framework for critical review of scientific literature, as well as opportunities to develop additional skills for the public health professional.

PMED 546. Preventive Medicine in Public Health VI. 2 Units.

Provides a selection of preventive medicine topics. Includes a framework for critical review of scientific literature, as well as opportunities to develop additional skills for the public health professional.

PMED 547. Preventive Medicine in Public Health VII. 2 Units.

Provides a selection of preventive medicine topics. Includes a framework for critical review of scientific literature, as well as opportunities to develop additional skills for the public health professional.

PMED 548. Preventive Medicine in Public Health VIII. 2 Units.

Provides a selection of preventive medicine topics. Includes a framework for critical review of scientific literature, as well as opportunities to develop additional skills for the public health professional.

PMED 699. Research. 1-10 Units.

Independent research with a population medicine focus. Arranged with faculty member(s).