Writing an Outbreak Report (I is for Investigation, Session 6)
|Description:||This training provides an overview of outbreak reports and their critical components.
This module is part of the "I is for Investigation" training series developed to introduce non-epidemiologists to the basic concepts of outbreak investigation.
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- Explain the role of outbreak investigation reports
- Describe different types of outbreak reports
- List elements to include in outbreak investigation reports
Amy Nelson, PhD, MPH
Tanya Montoya, MPH, CPH
|Subject Matter Expert Reviewer:|
Brettania Lopes, 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. (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|
|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 Tier 1|
|3A4. Suggests approaches for disseminating public health data and information (e.g., social media, newspapers, newsletters, journals, town hall meetings, libraries, neighborhood gatherings) (3: Communication Skills)|
|Core Competencies for Public Health Professionals Tier 2|
|3B5. Conveys data and information to professionals and the public using a variety of approaches (e.g., reports, presentations, email, letters, press releases) (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.|
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