Bioterrorism Preparedness: Infectious Disease Transmission Dynamics

Description:

Course Overview

Course Quality Rating
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Course Description
This course will introduce participants to basic concepts and terminology of infectious disease transmission dynamics. Course topics include: transmission dynamics of infectious diseases; identification of the main reservoirs, sources, ports of entry, and ports of exit of human pathogens; the relations between microorganisms and humans; the routes of infectious disease transmission; emerging vector-borne infections; emerging and reemerging sexually transmitted diseases; foodborne and waterborne diseases; and the implications of food supply globalization on the emerging infections.

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Target Audience
Public health professionals seeking information on basic concepts and terminology of infectious disease transmission dynamics.

Learning Objectives
Upon completion of this course, the learner will be able to:

  1. Describe the transmission dynamics of infectious diseases
  2. Identify the main reservoirs, sources, ports of entry, and ports of exits of human pathogens
  3. Understand the complexity and dynamic nature of the relations between microorganisms and humans
  4. Understand the routes of infectious disease transmission
  5. Be familiar with emerging vector-borne infections
  6. Be acquainted with emerging and re-emerging sexually transmitted diseases
  7. Be familiar with foodborne and waterborne diseases

Council of Linkages Core Competencies for Public Health Professionals (COL)/COL Tier(s)
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Professional/Disciplinary Competencies
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Format
Online/ Self-study

Credit /CEU
None available

Duration
6 hrs.

Specifications
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Course Publication Date
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