Instance: 2015/2016 - 2S
Cycles of Study/Courses
Teaching Staff - Responsibilities
Teaching - Hours
|Theoretical and practical :
Suitable for English-speaking students
Students will be asked to critically appraise the causes of certain patterns of disease distribution in populations, as well as to assess the effect of certain health policies/interventions.
Learning outcomes and competences
Students are expected to know and be able to apply concepts and specificities of cardiovascular epidemiology,
including its frequency and determinants; to use that knowledge to appreciate public health policies.
The contribution of epidemiology to understand cardiovascular disease.
Frequency of cardiovascular disease (coronary artery disease, cerebrovascular diseases, hypertension, heart
Regional variation in cardiovascular mortality.
Main risk factors.
Prevention strategies: individual and population.
Jones & Bartlett Publishers.; Epidemiology and prevention of cardiovascular diseases: a global challenge., Labarthe, D. R., 2010
Comments from the literature
This reference book will be complemented by recent original research articles whose discussion warrants the application of acquired knowledge and competencies
Teaching methods and learning activities
Lectures and TP.
Distributed evaluation without final exam
Calculation formula of final grade
Supervised work on existing databases. Evaluation by individual exercise (problems/essay).