Anatomy and Physiology of an Outbreak Team (FOCUS, Volume 1.2)

Fee:None
Length: 40 minutes
Description:This focus issue describes the roles of outbreak investigation team members and management strategies during an outbreak.
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This training was developed with the support of the UNC Preparedness and Emergency Response Learning Center (UNC PERLC), a funded project of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC Cooperative Agreement 1U90TP000415).
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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. (Please note: The competencies included on this site are just a few of the public health competencies which have been established. Training participants may find alignment between this training and other competency sets not included on this site.)

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)
Clarify roles and responsibilities of all participants in epidemiologic activities (VI.F.3)
Core Competencies for Public Health Professionals Tier 1
6A3. Describes how public health sciences (e.g., biostatistics, epidemiology, environmental health sciences, health services administration, social and behavioral sciences, and public health informatics) are used in the delivery of the 10 Essential Public Health Services (6: Public Health Science Skills)
Core Competencies for Public Health Professionals Tier 2
6B3. Applies public health sciences (e.g., biostatistics, epidemiology, environmental health sciences, health services administration, social and behavioral sciences, and public health informatics) in the delivery of the 10 Essential Public Health Services (6: Public Health Science Skills)
Public Health Preparedness Capabilities
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.
3.3. Participate in improving the organization's capacities (including, but not limited to programs, plans, policies, laws, and workforce training).

References

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Butler JC, Cohen ML, Friedman CR, Scripp RM, Watz CG. Collaboration between public health and law enforcement: new paradigms and partnerships for bioterrorism planning and response. Emerg Infect Dis 2002;8(10):1152-6.

Sobel J, Griffin PM, Slutsker L, Swerdlow DL, Tauxe RV. Investigation of multistate foodborne disease outbreaks. Public Health Rep 2002;117(1):8-19.

Drazen JM, Campion EW. SARS, the Internet, and the Journal. N Engl J Med 2003;348(20):2029.

Outbreak of listeriosis associated with homemade Mexican-style cheese--North Carolina, October 2000-January 2001. MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep 2001;50(26):560-2.

McElroy PD, Southwick KL, Fortenberry ER, Levine EC, Diem LA, Woodley CL, et al. Outbreak of tuberculosis among homeless persons coinfected with human immunodeficiency virus. Clin Infect Dis 2003;36(10):1305-12.

Morrow CB, Cibula DA, Novick LF. Outbreak of tuberculosis in a homeless men's shelter. Am J Prev Med 2003;24(4 Suppl):124-7.

Garrett L. Understanding media's response to epidemics. Public Health Rep 2001; 116 Suppl 2:87-91.

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