Basic Environmental Health Program Foundations of Public Health Practice
This online course provides an overview of field epidemiology and the steps of an outbreak investigation. The course describes the context of field epidemiology and its relationship to epidemiology in general, and reviews some basic techniques typically used in data analysis in the field.
This online course is intended for public health nurses, sanitarians, and other public health professionals who may play a role during an outbreak investigation.
After completing this online course, the learner will be able to:
- Define field epidemiology
- Identify the roles of professionals involved in outbreak investigations.
- Identify the steps of outbreak investigations
- Utilize some of the basic techniques for data analysis