HES9365 – NordForsk - Registerbased epidemiology

Course content

More information about this course and application link can be found here: https://hrr.w.uib.no/register-based-epidemiology/

Learning outcome

Scientific content

  • Overview of Nordic registries (variables, laws, regulations, and more)
  • Methodology for registry research (designs, minimizing bias, and more)
  • Management of registry data (sources of errors, merging data, and more)
  • Practical examples and exercises (conducting analyses, access to data, writing protocols, and more)

Prerequisites

Formal prerequisite knowledge

 

Basic knowledge about the following is required: 

  • Statistics (including linear regression, logistic regression, Cox regression, …)
  • Epidemiology (including causal inference, bias, …)
  • Programming (preferably R, Stata or SAS)

Examination

Explanations and appeals

Resit an examination

Special examination arrangements

Application form, deadline and requirements for special examination arrangements.

Facts about this course

Credits

6

Level

PhD

Teaching

Every autumn

Part 1: Week 41 2019 in Oslo, Norway Part 2: Week 5 2020 in Copenhagen, Denmark

Registration will open April 19 2019.

Examination

Every spring

Teaching language

English