Disease Surveillance


This training defines traditional and syndromic surveillance methods and explains how disease outbreaks are detected and investigated.

Participants are eligible to receive up to.05 CEUs or .5 contact hours for completion of training including pre-test, post test and evaluation.

Learning Objectives - at the conclusion of this training, participants will be able to:

Define surveillance
List surveillance activities
Explain the advantages and disadvantages of different surveillance methods
Define outbreak
Describe how disease outbreaks are detected
Identify the steps of an outbreak investigation