Epidemiology & Surveillance
University of Minnesota
Simulations, Exercises and Effective Education PERLC
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This is one of nine awareness-level online modules, developed by the University of Minnesota in the UM PHET series, that cover critical topics related to emergency preparedness. This module takes between 20-40 minutes to complete. This training defines traditional and syndromic surveillance methods and explains how disease outbreaks are detected and investigated.
- Define surveillance
- List surveillance activities
- Explain the advantages and disadvantages of different surveillance methods
- Define outbreak
- Describe how disease outbreaks are detected
- Identify the steps of an outbreak investigation
Public Health Surveillance and Epidemiological Investigation