Foundations of GIS

This course serves as a general introduction to the core concepts of GIS with emphasis on geocoding and spatial analysis and its applications of spatial data and spatial analysis in general and specifically as it relates to Epidemiology, Community and population health.


As a result of this course participants will be able to:

  • Identify basic concepts of GIS and Spatial analysis
  • Describe specific uses of spatial geographic applications in PH, health research and heath planning

Continuing Education Credits

1.0 hours of Generic Continuing Education Credits.

  • Training launched: November 2011
  • Estimated time: 1 hour
  • Free and open to the public

The planners and course authors have no financial arrangements or affiliations with any commercial entities whose products, research or services may be discussed in this activity. No commercial support has been accepted for this activity.