This online module describes the types and transmission of zoonotic diseases, identifies zoonoses of public health significance, and outlines general principles and procedures for surveillance and emergency preparedness.
Learning Objectives - Upon successful completion of this training, participants will be able to:
- Define zoonoses
- Identify agents and transmission modes of zoonoses
- Explain the risks of human contact with animals in public exhibition settings
- Describe emerging zoonoses
- State basic principles and practices of emergency preparedness for zoonotic outbreaks related to natural disasters, bioterrorism, and food safety.
This course contributes to the following Public Health Preparedness Competencies and PHEP Capabilities:
3.0 Plan for and Improve Practice
3.3 Participate in improving the organization s capacities (including, but not limited to programs, plans, policies, laws, and workforce training).
13. Public Health Surveillance and Epidemiological Investigation
Continuing Education Units
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This course is eligible for 0.05 CEUs or 0.5 contact hours and 1 CPH re-certification credit.
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