Pro Dev

Professional Development opportunities from Pop Data BC:

PHDA 02 Epidemiological Statistics

Dates:  Jan 14 to April 7, 2019
Venue: Fully online course

Offered in partnership with the University of Victoria, Continuing Studies and Population Data BC, this course provides a practical orientation to the field of epidemiology.

  • Learn  to critically evaluate articles in the biomedical and epidemiologic literature
  • Examine specific epidemiologic methods including data collection, study design and statistical analysis
  • Use ‘real world’ admin health data to learn analytic techniques/methods via our remotely accessed Secure Research Training Lab (SRTL).
  • Course content supports several key public health competencies and provides skills that serve accreditation requirements.

Registration Deadline is January 2, 2019

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PHDA 06 Health Services Program Monitoring and Evaluation

Dates:  Jan 14 to April 7, 2019

Venue: Fully online course

Offered through University of Victoria, Continuing Studies and Population Data BC, this is a practical course designed to provide the skills and knowledge you need to effectively conduct or manage project/program evaluations.

  • Gain hands-on, project-based instruction on the concepts, processes and tools for monitoring and evaluating health services and program
  • Explore a variety of monitoring and evaluation approaches and discuss standards of practice, ethical considerations, and continuous learning in monitoring and evaluation.
  • Learn how to address cultural competencies

By the end of the course, students will have developed an evaluation of a health service or program of their choice in order to make recommendations for improvements and facilitate decision-making in their organization.

Registration Deadline is January 2, 2019.

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Attend a free 30-minute PHDA Orientation webinar on November 21, 2018 to learn more. Register now!

Power of Population Data Science

Dates:  Started Sept 25th, 2018 – ongoing series

Venue: Webinar presentations – fully online

Offered by Population Data BC and the International Journal of Population Data Science this free webinar series is designed to highlight the value of data linkage and related data-intensive analytics by profiling some of the most recent International Journal of Population Data Science (IJPDS) publications by national and international Population Data Scientists

Registration is ongoing.

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for more information contact:

Ann Greenwood
Education & Training
Population Data BC
Phone: 250-853-3285


Pop Data BC’s Education & Training Unit also offers:

Professional Specialization Certificate in Population Health Data Analysis

Free online workshops

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