Disease Surveillance

Course Overview
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Course Description
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.
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Target Audience
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Learning Objectives
1. Define surveillance
2. List surveillance activities
3. Explain the advantages and disadvantages of different surveillance methods
4. Define outbreak
5. Describe how disease outbreaks are detected
6. Identify the steps of an outbreak investigation
Council of Linkages Core Competencies for Public Health Professionals (COL)/COL Tier(s)
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Professional/Disciplinary Competencies
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Online/ Self-study
Credit /CEU
0.05 CEUs or 0.5 Contact Hours
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Course Publication Date
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