August 1, 2007


New Online Course Features Modules on Avian Flu


The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Council of State and Territorial Epidemiologists (CSTE) have released an online training course on human health issues during an avian influenza investigation.  The free materials include presentations, case studies, and tabletop exercises. Users can adapt the materials to meet the needs of different groups.

The six modules cover:

  • surveillance
  • case management
  • personal protective equipment
  • poultry farm investigation
  • management and public health action
  • laboratory

"CDC/CSTE Rapid Response Training: The Role of Public Health in a Multi-Agency Response to Avian Influenza in the United States" is available at http://www.cste.org/influenza/avian.asp.

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