Writing an Outbreak Report (I is for Investigation, Session 6)

Length:40 minutes
Description:This presentation developed by Sarah E. Pfau, MPH and Kim Brunette, MPH and recorded by Jennifer A. Horney, MPH gives you an overview of outbreak reports and their critical components.
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Learning Objectives

Training Personnel


Sarah E. Pfau, MPH

Kim Brunette, MPH


Jennifer A. Horney, MPH


Jennifer A. Horney, MPH

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
Identify methods and content for communication of epidemiologic findings (III.A.1)
Applied Epidemiology Competencies Tier 2
Identify audience, methods, and content for communication of epidemiologic findings (III.A.1)
Core Competencies for Public Health Professionals
5) Presents demographic, statistical, programmatic, and scientific information for use by professional and lay audiences (3: Communication Skills)
Public Health Preparedness Capabilities
Capability 13, Function 2: Conduct public health and epidemiological investigations
Public Health Preparedness & Response Core Competencies
2.1. Manage information related to an emergency.

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.

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