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Disease Detectives: Outbreak Investigation Overview (On Demand-No CE)

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PLEASE NOTE: No CE. A certificate of completion is available in this free course.

This short recorded training will provide an overview of outbreak investigations for those working in public health, whether you are an experienced practitioner that needs a refresher or is new to work in outbreak investigations.

This training was originally presented on October 11, 2022. 

Audience

Public health practitioners in Michigan and beyond who have had some experience with outbreak investigations, including but not limited to sanitarians, public health nurses, epidemiologists, health communication staff, and community health workers

Learning Objectives

  • Describe a systematic approach to outbreak management
  • Discuss the challenges that occur during outbreaks and outbreak investigations 

Instructors

  • Kayleigh Blaney, MPH, DrPH, Senior Advisor, School of Global Public Health, New York University 

Sponsors

Public Health Prepared is the workforce development and public health practice branch of the broader Michigan Center for Infectious Disease Threats & Pandemic Preparedness (MCIDT) initiative, funded by the University of Michigan. This information or content and conclusions are those of the author and should not be construed as the official position or policy of, nor should any endorsements be inferred by Public Health Prepared, MCIDT, or the University of Michigan.

This event is co-sponsored by the Region V Public Health Training Center.

The Region V Public Health Training Center is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) under grant number UB6HP31684 Public Health Training Centers ($924,899). This information or content and conclusions are those of the author and should not be construed as the official position or policy of, nor should any endorsements be inferred by Region V PHTC, HRSA, HHS or the U.S. Government.

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This webinar will use Zoom. For support information, visit https://support.zoom.us/hc/en-us/categories/201137166

Contact us at PHPrepared@umich.edu with questions.

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