Application of Surveillance Principles to Food Safety
This online training module is eligible for 1 CPH recertification credit.
The public health professional's understanding of surveillance principles and applications to food safety can assist them in meeting Essential Public Health Services and contribute to BT/Emergency Readiness Competency #8, "Recognizing unusual events that might indicate an emergency and describe appropriate action." This module reviews concepts and practices related to foodborne outbreaks. It reviews the major known foodborne diseases, issues related to their surveillance, and how surveillance forms the basis for prevention and control activities.
This product was developed by the University of Minnesota Center for Public Health Preparedness (UMNCPHP), supported in part through a grant from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Current support is provided by the University of Minnesota: Simulations, Exercises and Effective Education Preparedness and Emergency Response Learning Center (U-SEEE PERL), which is funded in part through Grant/Cooperative Agreement Number 1U90TP000418 from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Principal Investigator: Debra Olson.
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