CEDEP Emergency Preparedness / Epidemiology Learning Modules
Epi Info™ Training Modules:
Epi Info™ is a public domain suite of interoperable software tools designed for public health practitioners and researchers, developed and provided by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). This online training is intended for users to develop a broad understanding of the features and functions of the software, and to have hands on experience with its use. The training is a self-paced series of seven modules, developed through a partnership between the Tennessee Department of Health and East Tennessee State University. http://tn.gov/health/topic/epi-info-training
Outbreak Essentials Series: (under development)
Each link below is a component of a three-part training series developed to build epidemiology capacity in Tennessee. These learning modules are applicable to all public health, medical, veterinary, pharmacy, emergency management, hospital and other professionals interested in public health preparedness.
Outbreak Essentials I
This training will provide the learner with a basic understanding of the steps for embarking on an outbreak investigation. Specifically, this training will focus on case finding, creating a line list, and hypothesis generating analysis.
Outbreak Essentials II
This training will provide the learner with a basic understanding of study designs, data analysis, and interpretation. Specifically, this training will focus on cohort and case-control studies, measures of association for a given study design, and interpreting risk ratios and odds ratios.
Outbreak Essentials III
This training will provide the learner with a basic understanding of writing outbreak reports. Specifically, this training will cover the seven key elements to include in outbreak investigation reports.
Infectious Disease Training for Law Enforcement
Using Ebola Virus Disease as an example, this training helps law enforcement personnel gain an understanding of highly infectious diseases.