Epidemiology Partners and Resources (E is for Epi, Session 2.2)

Fee:None
Length:25 minutes
Description:This training provides the learner with a basic understanding of some of the various epidemiology partners and resources existing at the state and local level.

This module is part of the "E is for Epidemiology" training series developed to introduce non-epidemiologists to the basic concepts of epidemiology.
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Learning Objectives

Training Personnel

Author:

Amy Pickard Nelson, PhD, MPH, CPH
Epidemiologist, UNC Center for Public Health Preparedness

Narrator:

Jessica Southwell, BA
Program Associate, UNC Center for Public Health Preparedness

NCIPH Reviewer:

Lauren N. Bradley, MHS
Research Associate, UNC Center for Public Health Preparedness

Subject Matter Expert Reviewer:

Jennifer A. Horney, PhD, MA, MPH, CPH
Research Assistant Professor, Department of Epidemiology, UNC-Chapel Hill Gillings School of Global Public Health
Director, UNC Center for Public Health Preparedness

The author(s) and reviewer(s) of this training have no personal financial relationships with commercial interests relevant to this presentation to disclose. Author, narrator, reviewer affiliations listed were current at the time of training development.

Competencies and Capability Functions Addressed

This training addresses selected applied epidemiology, core public health, and public health preparedness and response competencies and public health preparedness capability functions as noted below. (Please note: The following training does not provide comprehensive or in-depth treatment of specified competencies or capability functions, it provides basic knowledge of the competencies or capability functions listed below.)

Applied Epidemiology Competencies Tier 1
Demonstrate professional interpersonal, interdisciplinary, transdisciplinary, and multidisciplinary communication (III.C.2)
Applied Epidemiology Competencies Tier 2
Demonstrate professional interpersonal, interdisciplinary, transdisciplinary, and multidisciplinary communication (III.C.2)
Public Health Preparedness Capabilities
Capability 13, Function 1: Conduct public health surveillance and detection
Capability 13, Function 2: Conduct public health and epidemiological investigations
Public Health Preparedness & Response Core Competencies
1.3. Facilitate collaboration with internal and external emergency response partners.

Continuing Education Credit:

The North Carolina Institute for Public Health offers the following continuing education credit/s on this training. Eligibility for all continuing education credit is determined on an annual basis.

  • none

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References

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Jenkins P. Anatomy of a Foodborne Outbreak [online training]. UNC Center for Public Health Preparedness, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Public Health; 2004. UNC CPHP Training Web Site. Available at: http://nciph.sph.unc.edu/tws/HEP_ANAT/certificate.php. Accessed March 1, 2012.

Pfau SE, Brunette K. Recognizing an Outbreak [online training]. UNC Center for Public Health Preparedness, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Public Health; 2004. UNC CPHP Training Web Site. Available at: http://nciph.sph.unc.edu/tws/HEP_IIS1/certificate.php. Accessed March 1, 2012.

Rybka, T. Risk Communication [online training]. UNC Center for Public Health Preparedness, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Public Health; 2004. UNC CPHP Training Web Site. Available at: http://nciph.sph.unc.edu/tws/HEP_RISKC/certificate.php. Accessed March 1, 2012.

ICS in Action: Using the Incident Command System in Public Health Outbreak Investigations. North Carolina Center for Public Health Preparedness, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Public Health / North Carolina Public Health Regional Surveillance Team 6; 2009. Available at: http://nciph.sph.unc.edu/twspackages/ics_in_action/index.html. Accessed March 1, 2012.

Stehr-Green P, Stehr-Green J. Environmental Health Investigations: Conducting Traceback Investigations. FOCUS on Field Epidemiology [serial online]. 2005:3(3). North Carolina Center for Public Health Preparedness, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Public Health. Available at: http://cphp.sph.unc.edu/focus/vol3/issue3/3-3Traceback_issue.pdf. Accessed March 1, 2012.

Trust for America's Health. Public Health Laboratories: Unprepared and Overwhelmed. Issue Report. Washington, DC: Trust for America's Health; June 2003. Available at: http://healthyamericans.org/reports/files/LabReport.pdf . Accessed March 1, 2012.

Roper WL, Gerberding JL, Barry MA, Tilson HH. SARS: When a Global Outbreak Hits Home. Public Health Grand Rounds Broadcast. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Public Health / Centers for Disease Control and Prevention; October 23, 2003. Available at: http://www.publichealthgrandrounds.unc.edu/sars/index.htm. Accessed March 1, 2012.

Roper WL, Martin R, Turner L, Tilson HH. Disease, Disaster, and Detection: Partnering with Public Health Laboratories. Public Health Grand Rounds Broadcast. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Public Health / Centers for Disease Control and Prevention; September 26, 2003. Available at: http://www.publichealthgrandrounds.unc.edu/labsafety/index.htm. Accessed March 1, 2012.

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