The goal of this training is to provide public health workers in California with a basic knowledge of epidemiologic indicators and analysis to inform public health practice. Learners will be exposed to basic concepts of data collection and use. Topics will cover systematic frameworks of disease control, calculation of basic epidemiologic indicators, descriptive analytic techniques using excel, and data visualization for public health use. By taking this course, learners will build confidence in working with data and analyzing data.
This training includes one, 4-hour live training webinar.
Upcoming Training & Registration Dates
Registration closes 7 business days prior to the training date at 5 PM. You must register for the live webinar and each learning collaborative separately.
- Monday, June 27, 1 PM – 5 PM | Registration is open
- Tuesday, July 25, 1 PM – 5 PM | Registration is open
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Training Course Information
Audience/Who Should Register: Local Health Jurisdiction (LHJ) and state employees who work in disease investigation and/or control.
Length of Training: This training includes one blended training (3.5 hours of self-study and 4 hours of a live webinar) and 2, two-hour learning collaboratives. For the blended training, you must complete approximately 3.5 hours of self-study on VTA+ Learn before attending the live webinar.
- Understand how epidemiology fits into public health practice in California.
- Define systematic framework approaches to disease control in California.
- Identify the role of disease surveillance in public health practice.
- Calculate incident and prevalent disease indicators.
- Practice using calculated disease indicators to inform public health knowledge and response.
Accommodations: Our goal is to create trainings that are accessible to people with disabilities. To request a reasonable accommodation or tell us about an accessiblity barrier, please email us at email@example.com.
Continuing Education Units (CEUs):
UCSF Pandemic Initiative for Equity and Action is an approved provider of continuing education by the California State Board of Registered Nurses, Provider Number CEP 17635. This training is approved for up to 4 continuing education hours (or 0.4 CEUs). Board requirements prevent us from offering CE credit to people who arrive more than 15 minutes after the start of the training or leave the training early. Therefore, partial credit will not be awarded. For nurses pursuing continuing education units: in your Post-Course Assessment, fill out the questions about continuing education units and provide your license number. For questions about CEUs, please email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Cancellation and Refund Policies: Please notify program team 48 hours before training date if you would like to cancel or reschedule. Classes are free of charge and no refund will be provided.