Medicine for Winter 2023

MED6136
Indigenous Health


CRN: 97375
Instructor(s): TBA

Note: Please be advised the course information above is subject to change. Please consult the University Calendar for the official course description.


TEXTBOOK INFO: E-texts are available for many online courses. For specific information about the textbook(s) for this course, please visit the MUN bookstore website.
IMPORTANT: Questions about textbooks should be directed to the Academic Unit responsible for the course.

MED6200
Biostatistics


CRN: 99175
Instructor(s): TBA


Description
The overall aim of this course is to review elementary biostatistics and introduce the concepts underlying univariate and some multivariate inference.Participants will be introduced to the analysis of biomedical and community health data using SPSS software.

Note: Please be advised the course information above is subject to change. Please consult the University Calendar for the official course description.


TEXTBOOK INFO: E-texts are available for many online courses. For specific information about the textbook(s) for this course, please visit the MUN bookstore website.
IMPORTANT: Questions about textbooks should be directed to the Academic Unit responsible for the course.

MED6270
Introduction to Epidemiology


CRN: 96214
Instructor(s): Valcour, James


Description
The overall aim of this course is to introduce students to the uses of epidemiology in clinical medicine and in disease prevention and health promotion at the individual, family and community level.

Note: Please be advised the course information above is subject to change. Please consult the University Calendar for the official course description.


TEXTBOOK INFO: E-texts are available for many online courses. For specific information about the textbook(s) for this course, please visit the MUN bookstore website.
IMPORTANT: Questions about textbooks should be directed to the Academic Unit responsible for the course.

MED6288
Policy and Decision Making


CRN: 98228
Instructor(s): Najafizada, S Ahmad Maisam


Description
The overall aim of this course is to explore how Canadian policy, and health policy in particular, is developed, implemented, and evaluated. Throughout this course, students will gain an understanding of the complex factors and processes at play in the health policy arena in this country and have an opportunity to further develop skills in the areas of critical appraisal and policy synthesis.

Note: Please be advised the course information above is subject to change. Please consult the University Calendar for the official course description.


TEXTBOOK INFO: E-texts are available for many online courses. For specific information about the textbook(s) for this course, please visit the MUN bookstore website.
IMPORTANT: Questions about textbooks should be directed to the Academic Unit responsible for the course.

MED6293
Knowledge Transfer & Research Uptake


CRN: 96775
Instructor(s): TBA


Description
The overall aim of this course is to examine peer reviewed and “grey” literature, websites and written and oral assignments to explore the facilitators and barriers to the use of research evidence in decision-making in the health care system. The course will introduce students to research transfer methods to enhance the dissemination and implementation of research findings in clinical, management, and policy decisions. Prerequisite: MED6220 (Intro to Community Health) or permission of course professor.

Note: Please be advised the course information above is subject to change. Please consult the University Calendar for the official course description.


TEXTBOOK INFO: E-texts are available for many online courses. For specific information about the textbook(s) for this course, please visit the MUN bookstore website.
IMPORTANT: Questions about textbooks should be directed to the Academic Unit responsible for the course.

MED6294
Advanced Qualitative Research


CRN: 96776
Instructor(s): TBA


Description
The overall aim of this course is to facilitate an advanced reflection about the theoretical, epistemological, ethical and political issues underlying different forms of qualitative health research, methodologies and methods. This course also provides practical training in conducting and analysing individual interviews and focus groups. Prerequisite: MED6280 (Community Health Research Methods)

Note: Please be advised the course information above is subject to change. Please consult the University Calendar for the official course description.


TEXTBOOK INFO: E-texts are available for many online courses. For specific information about the textbook(s) for this course, please visit the MUN bookstore website.
IMPORTANT: Questions about textbooks should be directed to the Academic Unit responsible for the course.

MED6295
Adv Quantitative Methods


CRN: 96777
Instructor(s): TBA


Description
This course will expose students to a variety of more advanced quantitative and statistical approaches to research methodology. Students are provided the tools to conduct advanced quantitative empirical research, and to further develop their ability to critically evaluate the work of others. Prerequisite: Completion of Community Health Research Methods (MED6280) is normally required

Note: Please be advised the course information above is subject to change. Please consult the University Calendar for the official course description.


TEXTBOOK INFO: E-texts are available for many online courses. For specific information about the textbook(s) for this course, please visit the MUN bookstore website.
IMPORTANT: Questions about textbooks should be directed to the Academic Unit responsible for the course.

MED6721
Disease & Injury Prevention


CRN: 95321
Instructor(s): TBA


Description
This course examines the impact of disease and injury on the public’s health and addresses a comprehensive approach to prevention and control.

Note: Please be advised the course information above is subject to change. Please consult the University Calendar for the official course description.


TEXTBOOK INFO: E-texts are available for many online courses. For specific information about the textbook(s) for this course, please visit the MUN bookstore website.
IMPORTANT: Questions about textbooks should be directed to the Academic Unit responsible for the course.

MED6722
Environmental Health


CRN: 98230
Instructor(s): TBA


Description
This course examines important issues in environmental health and discusses the methods and tools used to assess and manage these issues.

Note: Please be advised the course information above is subject to change. Please consult the University Calendar for the official course description.


TEXTBOOK INFO: E-texts are available for many online courses. For specific information about the textbook(s) for this course, please visit the MUN bookstore website.
IMPORTANT: Questions about textbooks should be directed to the Academic Unit responsible for the course.

MED6726
Program Development in Public Health


CRN: 96217
Instructor(s): TBA


Description
This course will provide students with the basic skills necessary to develop and evaluate a program in the public health field

Note: Please be advised the course information above is subject to change. Please consult the University Calendar for the official course description.


TEXTBOOK INFO: E-texts are available for many online courses. For specific information about the textbook(s) for this course, please visit the MUN bookstore website.
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