Rabies Epidemiology and Control

Fee:None
Length: 20 minutes
Description:This module will provide an overview of the epidemiology and control of rabies.
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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

Author:

Stephanie Arnold, DVM, MPH

Narrator:

Rachel Wilfert, MD, MPH, CPH

NCIPH Reviewer:

Kasey Decosimo, MPH

Subject Matter Expert Reviewer:

John Wallace, PhD, MSPH

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
Recognize the existence of a public health problem (I.A.1)
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)

References

Blanton JD, Hanlon CA, Rupprecht CE. Public Veterinary Medicine: Public Health. J Am Vet Med Assoc. 2007;540-556.

CDC. Use of a Reduced (4-Dose) Vaccine Schedule for Postexposure Prophylaxis to Prevent Human Rabies: Recommendations of the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices. MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep. 2010;59(RR02);1-9.

CDC. Human Rabies Prevention - United States, 2008: Recommendations of the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices. MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep 2008;57(RR03);1-28

de Souza A, Madhusudana SN. Survival from rabies encephalitis. J Neurol Sci. 2014;339:8-14.

Dyer JL, Yager P, Orciari L, et al. Rabies surveillance in the United States during 2013. J Am Vet Med Assoc. 2014;245:1111-1123.

National Association of State Public Health Veterinarians, Inc. Compendium of animal rabies prevention and control, 2011. MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep. 2011;60(RR06);1-17.

Rabies. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Web site. http://www.cdc.gov/rabies/. Accessed May 13, 2015.

USDA. National Rabies Management Program Summary Report 2010. http://www.aphis.usda.gov/wildlife_damage/oral_rabies/downloads/NationalReport_2010.pdf. Accessed May 14, 2015.

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