UNC Gillings School of Public Health

I is for Investigation

Updated in 2013, the "I is for Investigation" training series CD-ROM and facilitator's guidebook contains seven modules that use case studies to examine the concepts of an outbreak investigation:

  • Recognizing an Outbreak
  • Study Design
  • Designing Questionnaires
  • Interviewing Techniques
  • Analyzing Data
  • Writing an Outbreak Report
  • Risk and Crisis Communication

View "I is for Investigation" lectures online (and earn a certificate of completion)

Request a copy of the "I is for Investigation" Facilitator's Guidebook with CD-ROM by contacting UNC CPHP at 919-843-5561 or cphp@unc.edu

Download the "I is for Investigation" Facilitator's Guidebook (PDF)

Download materials from the "I is for Investigation"CD-ROM:

Introduction (PDF)
Development Team (PDF)
Facilitation Guidelines (PDF)

Session I: Recognizing an Outbreak
Session Overview (PDF)
Pre-test (PDF)
PowerPoint Slides (PPT)
Optional Discussion Guide (PDF)
Handouts (PDF)
Post-test (PDF)
Answer Key (PDF)
Session Evaluation (PDF)

Session II - Study Design
Session Overview (PDF)
Pre-test (PDF)
PowerPoint Slides (PPT)
Optional Discussion Guide (PDF)
Handouts (PDF)
Post-test (PDF)
Answer Key (PDF)
Session Evaluation (PDF)

Session III - Designing Questionnaires
Session Overview (PDF)
Pre-test (PDF)
PowerPoint Slides (PPT)
Optional Discussion Guide (PDF)
Handouts (PDF)
Post-test (PDF)
Answer Key (PDF)
Session Evaluation (PDF)

Session IV - Interviewing Techniques
Session Overview (PDF)
Pre-test (PDF)
PowerPoint Slides (PPT)
Optional Discussion Guide (PDF)
Handouts (PDF)
Post-test (PDF)
Answer Key (PDF)
Session Evaluation (PDF)

Session V - Analyzing Data
Session Overview (PDF)
Pre-test (PDF)
PowerPoint Slides (PPT)
Optional Discussion Guide (PDF)
Handouts (PDF)
Post-test (PDF)
Answer Key (PDF)
Session Evaluation (PDF)

Session VI - Writing an Outbreak Report
Session Overview (PDF)
Pre-test (PDF)
PowerPoint Slides (PPT)
Optional Discussion Guide (PDF)
Handouts (PDF)
Post-test (PDF)
Answer Key (PDF)
Session Evaluation (PDF)

Session VII - Risk and Crisis Communication
Session Overview (PDF)
Pre-test (PDF)
PowerPoint Slides (PPT)
Optional Discussion Guide (PDF)
Handouts (PDF)
Post-test (PDF)
Answer Key (PDF)
Session Evaluation (PDF)