Courses

Respiratory epidemiology

Target audience

  • Clinicians
  • Surgeons
  • Nurses
  • Public health policy makers
  • General practitioners
  • Medical students

Educational aims

This ERS online course will provide participants with an overview of the main epidemiological features of respiratory diseases including tuberculosis, asthma, COPD and environmental lung diseases. In addition to this, the pros and cons of the different studies dealing with respiratory diseases will be explored.


Introduction and basic epidemiology
S. Schumacher (Montreal, Canada)

June 17, 2014 - 18.00 – 19.00 CET
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Epidemiological observational studies
A. Zwerling (Baltimore, United States of America)

June 19, 2014 - 18.00 – 19.00 CET
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Slide presentation
Epidemiological experimental studies
D. Mannino (Lexington, United States of America)

June 24, 2014 - 18.00 – 19.00 CET
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PDF journal article, handout or slidesSlide presentation
Epidemiology of communicable diseases: tuberculosis
D. Falzon (Geneva, Switzerland)

June 26, 2014 - 18.00 – 19.00 CET
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Epidemiology of environmental lung diseases
I. Annesi-Maesano (Paris, France)

July 1, 2014 - 18.00 – 19.00 CET
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Epidemiology of non-communicable diseases: asthma and COPD
D. Price (Cambridge, United Kingdom)

July 3, 2014 - 18.00 – 19.00 CET
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PDF journal article, handout or slidesSlide presentation