nciph-iforinvestigationUpdated in 2013, the I is for Investigation training series CD-ROM and facilitator’s guidebook contains seven modules that use case studies to examine the concepts of an outbreak investigation:

  • Recognizing an Outbreak
  • Study Design
  • Designing Questionnaires
  • Interviewing Techniques
  • Analyzing Data
  • Writing an Outbreak Report
  • Risk and Crisis Communication

This training package is designed to follow the E is for Epi trainings. The final set of trainings is P is for Practice.

Each module contains a PowerPoint™ presentation with detailed speaker’s notes, guided discussion questions for individuals or groups, and additional resources. These modules are designed to be used for computer-based self-study, or as a face-to-face teaching tool for trainers for lunch-and-learn seminars or in-service trainings.

View I is for Investigation lectures online

To request a free copy of the I is for Investigation Guidebook/CD ROM, send email to or call 919-962-9919.