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Am Fam Physician. 2006 Dec 1;74(11):1976.

Self-study Course in Epidemiology Now Available Through CDC Web Site

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC’s) introductory self-study course, Principles of Epidemiology in Public Health Practice, 3rd ed., is now available online. The course is designed for public health professionals at the state and local levels who are or expect to be responsible for outbreak investigations or public health surveillance.

The course provides an introduction to applied epidemiology and biostatistics. Continuing education credits are offered. The course is available at no charge at http://www2a.cdc.gov/phtnonline. A printed copy of the course can be ordered from the Public Health Foundation at http://bookstore.phf.org (telephone: 877–252–1200).


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