Infection Control Practitioner Reporting of Infectious Diseases
Length: 30 minutes
This presentation by Cindi Snider, MPH, gives you an overview of infectious disease reporting, with an emphasis on foodborne diseases. This presentation was prepared by the UNC Center for Public Health Preparedness in collaboration with the NC Public Health Regional Surveillance Team 6, the NC Department of Health and Human Services-Division of Public Health, and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill's School of Public Health. Support for this training was provided by the National Association of City and County Health Officials.
These learning modules are applicable to all public health, medical, veterinary, pharmacy, emergency management, hospital and other professionals interested in public health preparedness. These modules are created by faculty and guest lecturers at the UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health.
- Understand the importance of public health surveillance
- Understand your role in protecting the health of all North Carolinians
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 as noted below. (Please note: The following training does not provide comprehensive or in-depth treatment of specified competencies or capability functions, it provides basic knowledge of the competencies or capability functions listed below.)
|Core Competencies for Public Health Professionals|
|4) Uses methods and instruments for collecting valid and reliable quantitative and qualitative data (1: Analytic/Assessment Skills)|
|6) Manages public health programs consistent with public health laws and regulations (2: Policy Development/Program Planning Skills)|
|1) Interprets the interrelationships of local, state, and federal public health and health care systems for public health program management (7: Financial Planning & Management Skills)|
Mead et al "Food-Related Illness and Death in the United States", Emerg Infect Dis. 1999 Sep-Oct;5(5):607-25
Amon et al "Molecular epidemiology of foodborne hepatitis A outbreaks in the United States, 2003." J Infect Dis. 2005 Oct 15;192(8):1323-30
NC foodborne disease survey summary
- firstname.lastname@example.org or 919-843-5561
Ackers et al in JID. 2000; 181: 1834-1837 (Yersiniosis in pasteurized milk)
Winquist et al. entitled "Outbreak of Campylobacteriosis at a Senior Center". J Am Geriatr Soc. 2001 Mar;49(3):304-7
Author and Narrator:
Jennifer Horney, MPH
The author(s) and reviewer(s) of this training have no personal financial relationships with commercial interests relevant to this presentation to disclose.
Continuing Education Credit:
The UNC Center for Public Health Preparedness offers the following continuing education credit/s on this training. Eligibility for all continuing education credit is determined on an annual basis.
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