Epidemiologic methods for investigation of communicable disease outbreaks at the local level
Location: Waterloo, Region of Waterloo Public Health
Date: October 23 & 24, 2008
- To provide an overview of epidemiologic principles and practices applied to outbreaks of communciable disease occurring at the local public health unit level, using a combination of lectures, hands-on sessions, and group discussion.
- To understand the role of the epidemiologist in local communicable disease outbreak investigations;
- To gain experience with information tools available for data collection and management before, during and after an outbreak investigation;
- To understand data analysis methods related to investigation of an outbreak investigation; and
- To conduct effective communication & presentation of epidemiologic findings.
Members of APHEO who currently work at the local public health unit level, and who are likely to be involved in investigation, management and information sharing related to outbreaks of communicable diseases occurring within their jurisdiction.
|Anne Arthur||Workshop Chair/Speakers|
|Popy Dimoulas-Graham||Health Unit Liaison/Catering|
|Joanna Oliver||Liaison to APHEO Executive|
The committee would like to acknowledge the contributions of Jason Garay, Mary-Lou Decou, and Suzanne Sinclair in the planning of this workshop.
Planning Services Provided by:
Chuck Schouwerwou, ConferSense Planners Inc.
We are pleased to partner with the following organizations for the 2008 APHEO Workshop:
- Canadian Field Epidemiology Program (CFEP), Public Health Agency of Canada.
- EpiData Project Group, Denmark.
- Region of Waterloo Public Health.
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