These competencies are designed for public health professionals engaged in foodborne illness outbreak detection, investigation, and response.

On demand trainings

In-person trainings

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  • Applied Outbreak Investigation: One-day introduction to basic outbreak investigation skills for environmental health professionals, communicable disease investigators, public health nurses, and other public health professionals at local or regional health departments
  • Epi-Ready Team Training: A two-day workshop developed by CDC and NEHA focusing on how to efficiently and effectively respond to an outbreak by understanding the roles and responsibilities of the disciplines involved (epidemiology, environmental health, and laboratory)
  • Student Outbreak Response Training: A half-day workshop for students to learn interview techniques used in foodborne disease outbreak investigations
  • Foodborne Outbreak Challenge: A one-day event for students to compete to solve a foodborne outbreak

Synchronous online learning

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  • Hypothesis Generation during a Foodborne Outbreak Investigation ECHO: A 4-session series for foodborne epidemiologists on available data and tools for hypothesis generation.
  • Foundational Interview Skills Training: A two-session series for new public health interviewers to learn and practice interview techniques
  • Advanced Interview Skills Training: A six-session series covering more advanced interview topics for beginner or intermediate interviewers
  • Applied Whole Genome Sequencing for Epidemiologists

Case studies

Colorado Integrated Food Safety Center of Excellence

Colorado School of Public Health

CU Anschutz

Fitzsimons Building

13001 East 17th Place

Mail Stop B119

Aurora, CO 80045

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