Communicable Disease Investigator Training


These trainings were compiled to provide the local health department investigator with an introduction to communicable disease surveillance and investigation in Kansas.   These courses are available through KansasTRAIN.   Prior to accessing the courses, investigators must self-register on the KansasTRAIN website.

Unit 1

Disease Surveillance, Communicable Disease, and Outbreak Investigations

1.1

Epidemiology in Practice Training Plan for Local Health Departments
(provided by the Northwest Center for Public Health Practice)

 

1.2

Kansas Electronic Surveillance System

1.3

Disease and Outbreak Investigations

Optional

Advanced EpiTrax Training: Analysis, Visualization, and Reporting (AVR)

Unit 2

Legal and Ethical Issues

2.1

HIPAA Awareness

2.2

Exclusion Regulations

Unit 3

Enteric and Waterborne Diseases

3.1

Listeria, Salmonella, and STEC Investigations

3.2

Cryptosporidiosis and Giardiasis Investigations

3.3

Campylobacter Investigations

3.4

Shigellosis Case Investigations

Unit 4

Respiratory Diseases

     

Unit 5

Vaccine Preventable Diseases

5.1

Varicella Investigations

5.2

Pertussis Investigation

5.3

Measles

5.4

Meningococcal

Unit 6

Hepatitis

6.1

Hepatitis A

 

6.2

Hepatitis B

6.3

Perinatal Hepatitis B Prevention

6.4

Hepatitis C

Unit 7

Zoonotic Diseases

7.1

Rabies Investigations

7.2

Avian Influenza Response

7.3

Tularemia

Unit 8

Vectorborne Diseases

8.1

Arboviral Diseases

8.2

Tickborne Diseases

Unit 9

Healthcare-Associated Infections

9.1

Respiratory Protection

Unit 10

Environmental Health

10.1

Elevated Blood Lead

Unit 11

Special Topics in Infectious Disease

11.1

Active Ebola Monitoring