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Beginner Level

Some basic knowledge about infectious diseases and public health, but no expectation of expertise. This course has no equations.

Approx. 3 hours to complete
English

What you will learn

  • Review the basics of infections disease epidemiology and transmission and key components of infectious disease models

  • Present questions that can be answered by infectious disease transmission models and types of models used to answer each type of question

  • Describe how to assess whether or not a model is “good” or useful for informing policy

  • Identify the most important considerations for making decisions based on infectious disease transmission models

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Shareable Certificate
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Beginner Level

Some basic knowledge about infectious diseases and public health, but no expectation of expertise. This course has no equations.

Approx. 3 hours to complete
English

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Johns Hopkins University

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

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Week
1
Week 1
1 hour to complete

Basics of Infectious Disease Transmission Models

1 hour to complete
7 videos (Total 58 min), 2 readings, 4 quizzes
23 minutes to complete

Types of infectious disease models

23 minutes to complete
4 videos (Total 20 min)
1 hour to complete

Assessing the Value of an Infectious Disease Transmission Model

1 hour to complete
4 videos (Total 46 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
1 hour to complete

Modeling and policy decisions

1 hour to complete
4 videos (Total 35 min), 1 reading, 4 quizzes

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