Interviewing Techniques (FOCUS, Volume 2.3)

Fee:None
Length:40 minutes
Description:This focus issue provides guidelines for asking questions during telephone and in person interviews.
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Learning Objectives

Training Personnel

Authors:

Amy Nelson, PhD, MPH

Danielle Rentz, MPH

Reviewer:

FOCUS Workgroup

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.)

Core Competencies for Public Health Professionals
4) Uses methods and instruments for collecting valid and reliable quantitative and qualitative data (1: Analytical/Assessment Skills)
2) Communicates in writing and orally, in person, and through electronic means, with linguistic and cultural proficiency (3: Communication Skills)
Public Health Preparedness Capabilities
Capability 13, Function 2: Conduct public health and epidemiological investigations
Public Health Preparedness & Response Core Competencies
2.4. Collect data according to protocol.

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

Michigan Department of Agriculture. Training program for the professional food service sanitarian. Module 7: Foodborne illness investigations, interview techniques. Available at:
http://www.michigan.gov/documents/MDA_mod_07_21297_7.html#_Toc491503839. Accessed Feb 3, 2004

Salant P, Dillman D. How to conduct your own survey. Chapter 8: Setting your survey in motion and getting it done, pp137-170. John Wiley and Sons, Inc. 1994, New York.

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