The most recent pandemic has shed light on the importance of global health security and outbreak investigation. Emory University Department of Emergency Medicine, in collaboration with Integral Global and support from the Georgian Emergency Medicine Physician Association and the National Center for Disease Control and Public Health are offering an in-person course to further educate healthcare professionals on the importance of detecting and responding to outbreaks of illness of unknown etiology. This interactive small-group course aims to instruct clinicians, public health professionals, and staff members of national emergency operations centers (EOCs).
Detecting and Responding to Public Health Threats in Tbilisi , Georgia
- Discuss the clinical assessment of a cluster of illness of unknown etiology
- Review basic epidemiological concepts
- Discuss surveillance methods
- Recognize how to detect and respond to an outbreak
- Determine how to conduct an outbreak investigation