Contact Investigation

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Course Overview
 
Course Quality Rating
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Course Description
This is one of nine awareness-level online modules, developed by the University of Minnesota in the UM PHET series, that cover critical topics related to emergency preparedness. The Contact Investigation module provides an overview of contact investigation as an essential strategy for preventing and controlling serious communicable diseases. This module takes between 20-40 minutes to complete. Up to .05 Continuing Education Credits are available for successful completion of the module.
 
This training provides an overview of contact investigation as an essential strategy for preventing and controlling serious communicable diseases.
 
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Target Audience
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Learning Objectives
1. Define contact investigation (CI)
2. Describe key elements of CI (disease, contacts, actions)
3. Explain the steps of the CI process
4. Describe the steps and essential components of interviewing
5. Explain methods to locate and notify contacts
6. State guidelines for field safety during CI
 
Council of Linkages Core Competencies for Public Health Professionals (COL)/COL Tier(s)
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Professional/Disciplinary Competencies
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Format
Online/ Self-study
 
Credit /CEU
0.05 CEUs or 0.5 contact hours
 
Duration
30 minutes
 
Specifications
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Course Publication Date
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