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This training, offered by the UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health, is designed to help public health professionals at the local level integrate use of the Incident Command System (ICS) into a common public health department activity: investigating a disease outbreak.
- Describe how ICS can benefit disease outbreak investigations undertaken by local public health department staff
- Use appropriate ICS terminology to describe the roles and tasks that public health staff assume in an outbreak investigation
- Give examples of the ICS steps taken in outbreak investigations
- Demonstrate the ability to develop an Incident Action Plan, carry out an operational briefing, and formulate positions and an organizational chart for how an outbreak response might be organized