Introduction to NCD Epidemiology

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
Date published
Sep, 2013
Last updated
31 Jan 2020


This lesson will provide participants with an overview of epidemiology, with an emphasis on non-communicable diseases. It is an interactive, instructor-led training. After approximately 2 hours, the participants complete a skill assessment to determine mastery of the module objective. They will iIdentify a local health problem and describe in general terms the functions of epidemiology they  would use to address the problem.

The facilitator guide contains copies of all slides and guidelines on what to say and do for each slide. It also contains the skill assessment (i.e., exercise) and potential answers. 

The participant guide contains copies of all slides, some key points, a place to take notes, and all exercises.

Note:  You must have "instructor" membership status to download the (MS Word) facilitator guide and PowerPoint presentation.