Competency: Infectious Disease

Overview of the Syphilis Outbreak Detection Guidance – 6/28/2018

Watch Video Speakers: Lynn Sosa, MD, Connecticut Department of Public Health Alison Ridpath, MD, MPH, Division of STD Prevention/NCHHSTP Corey Betz, Tacoma-Pierce County Health Department Stephanie Green, Kansas Department of Health and Environment Ellen J Klingler, MPH, NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene Objectives: Review the Syphilis Outbreak Detection Guidance Document Understand the utility …

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CSTE/NTCA LTBI Reporting Webinar – 2/7/2018

Watch Video Speakers: Andrew Tibbs, Massachusetts Department of Public Health Objectives: Discuss the strategy and purpose of conducting surveillance for TB infection (LTBI). Review how to define a case of TB infection and apply the recently approved case definition to various scenarios. Discuss future plans for LTBI surveillance. TB Infection Webinar Slides 17-ID-09

Using a One Health Approach to Prioritize Zoonoses in the United States: an Overview of the U.S. One Health Zoonotic Disease Prioritization Workshop – 3/18/2018

Watch Video Speakers: Jane Rooney, DVM Casey Barton Behravesh, MS, DVM, DrPH, DACVPM CDR Elaine Bond Objectives:In December 2017, the CDC One Health Office, in partnership with the U.S. Department of the Interior and the U.S. Department of Agriculture, hosted a One Health Zoonotic Disease Prioritization Workshop to prioritize zoonotic diseases of national concern that …

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Perinatal HCV Surveillance Webinar – 4/5/2018

Watch Video Speakers: Danica E. Kuncio, MPH, Viral Hepatitis Program Manager, Philadelphia Department of Public Health Objectives: Provide an overview of the recently adopted CSTE case definition for perinatal hepatitis C infection. Highlight jurisdiction experiences with perinatal HCV surveillance, response, and communication. Webinar Slides

Notes from the Field: Expanding Surveillance Related to Zika Virus – 2/7/2018

Watch Video Speakers: Lieutenant Colonel Jeffrey Clark, PhD, Ary Faraji, PhD, Lee Cohnstaedt, PhD Objectives: Following the webinar, participants will be able to: Describe how public health jurisdictions can collaborate with the US military to expand on surveillance capacities Describe how public health jurisdictions can collaborate with mosquito control districts  to expand surveillance and monitoring …

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Notes from the Field: Elements of Mosquito Surveillance Related to Zika Virus – 2/20/2018

Watch Video Speakers: John-Paul Mutebi, PhD and Janet McAllister, PhD, BCE Objectives: Following the webinar, participants will be able to: Describe various strategies for conducting surveillance of Zika vector populations Explain the importance of pesticide resistance testing for prevention and control strategies Explain how public health jurisdictions can use the data from viral testing to …

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Epidemic Prediction Initiative: Advancing Forecasting for Public Health – 11/2/2017

Watch Video Speakers: Matthew Biggerstaff, ScD, MPH, Epidemiologist, Influenza Division, NCIRD, CDCMichael Johansson, PhD, Biologist, Dengue Branch, NCEZID, CDCCraig McGowan, MS, ORISE Fellow, Influenza Division, NCIRD, CDC Objectives: This webinar is part one of a two part webinar series entitled Infectious Disease Forecasting for Public Health Professionals. The webinar series will provide an introduction to …

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