This assessment addresses the following learning outcomes:1.Apply common epidemiological concepts including incidence and prevalence of disease, mortality and survival and age standardisation.2. Recognise the role of exposure to biological, behavioural, social and environmental risks in disease patterns.3. Differentiate between different types of research designs, including observation and experimental and mixed methods designs. 4. Assess levels of evidence and make recommendations.5. Interpret data arising from surveillance and research studies, including rates and ratios.6. Understand the difference between association and causation, statistical and public health significance.7. Analyse the role of epidemiology in screening and prevention programs, and assess the sensitivity and specificity of programs.8. Critically evaluate epidemiological studies, including potential for bias, confounding and chance errors.9. Identify key health indicators and sources of data.
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