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Epi-Ready: Foodborne Disease Outbreak Investigation Team Training

Below are complete course materials including a 2-day agenda, list of course books, student manual, student and instructor PowerPoints, and additional instructor materials.

 

Materials:

Suggested Agenda

List of Course Books

Student Manual (includes PowerPoints, Exercises, Case Study and Appendices) 

 

PowerPoints
Student Version
Instructor Version

Exercises in each Module

Module 1: Foodborne Diseases and Outbreaks Download Download

Breaking News

Identifying Your Outbreak Investigation Team

Module 2: Surveillance and Outbreak Detection Download Download

Collecting a Food History

Reviewing a Complaint Log

Module 3: Preliminary Investigation of an Outbreak

Download Download

Line List of Ill Guests Following Birthday Party

Generating Hypotheses about an Outbreak

Module 4: Environmental Health Investigation Download Download Undertaking an Environmental Health Assessment
Module 5: Epidemiologic Investigation Download Download Identifying Problem Areas in an Epidemiological Study
Module 6: Laboratory Investigation Download Download none
Epilogue to Investigations Download Download none
Module 7: Multijurisdictional Outbreaks Download Download none
Module 8: Communicating Among Team Members Download Download Sharing Investigation Information Among Team Members
Burden of Foodborne Diseases (Optional) none Download none
Final Case Study: Gastroenteritis at a University in Texas Download

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(DOC or PPT)

 

Other Materials for Instructors:

Quick Quiz Answers and Explanations

Guidance for Instructors

Ideas for Local Policies and Procedures

Slide Show for breaks and lunchtime (includes food trivia)

 

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