Training Packages

These training packages are designed to be used as a face-to-face training tool for trainers. The packages include materials such as PowerPointâ„¢ presentations with detailed speaker’s notes and guided discussion questions with suggested answers. The materials can be completed in a series of 1 to 1.5 hour sessions or combined into a full- or half-day training. Alternatively, these trainings can be used for individual computer-based self study.

Basic Epidemiology Training Series

E is for Epidemiology
Five-part training series that introduces non-epidemiologists to the basic concepts of epidemiology.

I is for Investigation
Contains seven modules that use case studies to examine the concepts of an outbreak investigation.

P is for Practice
Features six case studies developed to allow non-epidemiologists to practice basic epidemiology skills.

ERIC Notebook periodical

Published from 1999 through 2008 by the Epidemiologic Research and Information Center (ERIC), this electronic epidemiology newsletter provides education in epidemiological methods as well as content areas of special significance to Veterans Administration clinicians, researchers, and administrators.

FOCUS on Field Epidemiology periodical

Published as a bi-monthly periodical (2003-2008), FOCUS offers a hands-on practical approach to topics in field epidemiology.

ICS in Action: Using the Incident Command System in Public Health Outbreak Investigations

This training 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.

Introduction to Mental Health Preparedness

This self-guided training program was designed for local health department staff and community volunteers to build awareness of the psychosocial consequences of disasters.

North Carolina Epi Teams Training Curriculum

This curriculum developed for local health department epidemiology teams in North Carolina offers individual and group activities addressing applied epidemiology competencies designed to improve team functioning.