EPID 2670

Identifying Underlying Factors in Injury

EPI 2670


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  Thomas Songer,PhD


Lecture Description:

  This lecture is designed to introduce models and frameworks for looking at injury, highlight the role of collaboration in injury prevention efforts, and introduce the notion that a variety of factors contribute to injury prevention. These issues are part of the foundation of injury prevention understanding.

  On completion of the lecture, readers will be able to:

  • Describe how conceptual models can be used to investigate and portray the multiple factors underlying injury and/or violence
  • Explain the importance of collaboration in prevention efforts
  • Describe the influence of a variety of factors on injury prevention

This lecture was last modified on 9 January 2013

For further information about the course, please contact Thomas Songer at tjs@pitt.edu

Thomas Songer, PhD
Dept. of Epidemiology
Graduate School of Public Health
University of Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA