Disease Epidemiology
Epidemiology Surveillance Training 

This course is designed for the epidemiology technician, community health nurse, public health nurse or preventive medicine physician interested in learning best surveillance practices for local medical treatment facilities.  The core performance areas that will be reinforced include: outbreak identification, reporting practices, and disease/case finding.  This activity will improve the performance of preventive medicine personnel who conduct surveillance activities in inpatient and outpatient settings.  Training is conducted monthly, via Defense Collaboration Services (DCS).

To participate in future Epi-tech Surveillance Trainings, please contact the APHC Disease Epidemiology program at usarmy.apg.medcom-aphc.mbx.disease-epidemiologyprogram13@mail.mil to add your name for either the Daily Reportable Medical Events Report Summary or the Epi-Tech Surveillance Training Announcements only email distribution list.

Recordings of previous epidemiology surveillance training sessions are available through the links below via milTube (please note you will need a CAC in order to access the modules); where a recording is not available, a link to the training slidedeck (pdf) is provided. 

March 2012 Outbreak Reporting external link
November 2012 Norovirus Control external link
March 2013 Case Finding - Identifying Cases for Reportable Medical Events external link
May 2013 Reportable Medical Event Data Usage external link 
July 2014 Chikungunya Control external link 
August 2014 Tuberculosis Control Principles and Real World Investigation Lessons external link 
September 2014 DoD Influenza Surveillance external link 
October 2014 West Africa Ebola: Tracking the Outbreak external link 
February 2015 The Laboratory's Role in Outbreak Investigations external link 
March 2015 Laboratory Interpretation of Case Definitions external link 
May 2015 Making the Most of ESSENCE external link 
June 2015 Chikungunya Surveillance and Update external link
July 2015 Malaria external link
August 2015 HIPAA and Public Health Law and Authority external link
September 2015 Influenza in the DoD external link
October 2015 Navigating DRSi external link
January 2016 Chagas Disease external link
February 2016 Zika Virus external link
March 2016 Case Finding for Reportable Medical Events external link
April 2016 Barriers to Reporting external link
May 2016 Reportable Medical Event Focus Group external link
June 2016 Outbreak Reporting external link
July 2016 Salmonella Poona Investigation Lessons Learned external link
August 2016 Community Acquired Pneumonia Outbreak Lessons Learned external link
September 2016 Influenza Surveillance in the DoD external link
October 2016 Making the Most of ESSENCE external link
January 2017 Case Finding in DRSi external link