Interviewing Techniques (Medical Reserve Corps Training, Module 3)

Fee:None
Length: 35 minutes
Description:This module discusses the methods of interviewing during an outbreak investigation, including standardization of interviews, interviewer training, interviewing techniques and confidentiality.

This training has accompanying materials which are an integral part of the training content. All materials will be provided as you progress through the training.
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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).
PERLC

Learning Objectives

Training Personnel

Authors:

Jennifer Horney, PhD, MA, MPH, CPH

Kristen Ricchetti-Masterson, MSPH

Narrator:

Rachel Frantz

NCIPH Reviewer:

Amy Pickard Nelson, PhD, MPH, CPH

Subject Matter Expert Reviewer:

Sandra L. Tucker, APRN, MS, PNP, South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (retired)

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)
Core Competencies for Public Health Professionals Tier 1
1A8. Collects valid and reliable quantitative and qualitative data (1: Analytical/Assessment Skills)
Core Competencies for Public Health Professionals Tier 2
1B8. Collects valid and reliable quantitative and qualitative data (1: Analytical/Assessment Skills)
Core Competencies for Public Health Professionals Tier 3
1C8. Ensures collection of valid and reliable quantitative and qualitative data (1: Analytical/Assessment Skills)
Public Health Preparedness Capabilities
Capability 13, Function 2: Conduct public health and epidemiological investigations
Public Health Preparedness & Response Core Competencies
2.5. Manage the recording and/or transcription of data according to protocol.

References

American Statistical Association (1997). What Is a Survey? More About Mail Surveys. Alexandria, VA: Section on Survey Research Methods, American Statistical Association.

American Statistical Association (1997). What Is a Survey? How to Collect Survey Data. Alexandria, VA: Section on Survey Research Methods, American Statistical Association.

Fowler, F. and Mangione, T. (1990). Standardizing Survey Interviewing. Newbury Park: Sage Publications.

Gregg, M. (ed). (1996). Field Epidemiology. Oxford University Press.

Holstein, JA and Gubrium, JF. (1997). Active Interviewing. In Silverman, D. (Ed.) Qualitative Research: Theory, Method, and Practice. London: Sage Publications, pp. 113-129.

Last, J.M. (2001). A Dictionary of Epidemiology: 4th Edition. Oxford University Press: New York.

Rubin, HJ and Rubin, IS. (1995). Interviews as Guided Conversations. Qualitative Interviewing: The Art of Hearing Data. Sage Publications, pp. 1-16, 122-144.

Salant, P. and Dillman, D. (1994). How to Conduct Your Own Survey. John Wiley & Sons.

Stehr-Green, J.K. (2002). Gastroenteritis at a University in Texas: Case Study Instructor's Guide. Atlanta, GA: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Public Health Service, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

U.S. Census Bureau (2005). Profile of Selected Housing Characteristics by State: Census 2000 Summary File 3 http://www.census.gov/census2000/states/us.html

Weiss, R.S. (1994). Learning from Strangers: The Art and Method of Qualitative Interview Studies. New York: The Free Press.

Wiggins, B. and Deeb-Sossa, N. (2000). Conducting Telephone Surveys. Chapel Hill, NC: Odum Institute for Research in Social Science.

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