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CUSOM Block 3: Foundations of Medical Practice (OMED 513)

Weekly Reading

Week 1: High-Yield Biostatistics, Epidemiology, and Public Health: Chapter 8, Pages 86-92: Call Number: R853 .S7 G56 2014; ISBN: 9781451130171; Publication Date: 2013-03-09

Week 2: Jekel’s Epidemiology: Chapter 25 (Just scan to get an overview of the structure and functions of the public health system – don’t read in detail!): https://campbell.primo.exlibrisgroup.com/discovery/fulldisplay?docid=alma991005429349705096&context=L&vid=01CAMPBELL_INST:01CAMPBELL&lang=en&search_scope=MyInst_and_CI&adaptor=Local%20Search%20Engine&isFrbr=true&tab=Everything&query=any,contains,jekel%27s%20epidemiology&sortby=date_d&facet=frbrgroupid,include,9016560133246987230&offset=0

Week 3: First Aid for the Basic Sciences: General Principles: Chapter 7, Public Health, Pages 449-452: https://mhebooklibrary.com/doi/book/10.1036/9781259587023; US Preventive Services Task Force website: (review table and familiarize yourself with grading system): https://www.uspreventiveservicestaskforce.org/Page/Name/grade-definitions

Week 4: Principles of Screening: https://wiki.cancer.org.au/policy/Principles_of_screening; High-Yield Biostatistics, Epidemiology, and Public Health, Chapter 7, pages 75-77 and Chapter 8, pages 92-96: Call Number: R853 .S7 G56 2014; ISBN: 9781451130171; Publication Date: 2013-03-09

Week 5: High-Yield Biostatistics, Epidemiology, and Public Health, Chapter 8, Pages 96-100: Call Number: R853 .S7 G56 2014; ISBN: 9781451130171; Publication Date: 2013-03-09

Week 6: Chemical emergencies overview: https://emergency.cdc.gov/chemical/overview.asp; Fact sheers on bioterrorism agents: https://emergency.dcd.gov/bioterrorism/factsheets.asp Review Anthrax, Botulism, Ebola, Plague, Smallpox, and Tularemia; Optional: Video: The History of Bioterrorism: https://emergency.cdc.gov/training/historyofbt/index.asp

Week 7: Practical Playbook, Fundamentals: (Review the 3 linked pages below)

What is population health?: https://practicalplaybook.org/page/what-population-health

Why build a partnership?: https://practicalplaybook.org/page/why-build-partnership

What makes partnerships successful?: https://practicalplaybook.org/page/what-makes-partnerships-successful

https://practicalplaybook.org/section/fundamentals

Week 8: 2019 Community Health Assessment preliminary report: https://myharnetthealth.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/Harnett-CHNA-2019-091819.pdf

Required and Recommended Textbooks

EBM Databases

Tutorials

Supplemental Resource