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Release of Computer-Based Case Study: Gastroenteritis at a University in Texas FREE

JAMA. 2006;296(12):1460. doi:10.1001/jama.296.12.1460.
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MMWR. 2006;55:185

A new computer-based case study, “Gastroenteritis at a University in Texas,” is now available from CDC. Based on an actual outbreak investigation, this self-instructional, interactive exercise teaches public health practitioners epidemiologic skills in outbreak investigation and allows them to apply and practice those skills.

“Gastroenteritis at a University in Texas” is the third in the Foodborne Disease Outbreak Investigation Case Study Series. Other case studies include “Botulism in Argentina” (released in 2002) and “E. coli O157:H7 Infection in Michigan” (released in 2004). The three case studies cover a range of outbreak investigation topics. Because these case studies are self-instructional, students can complete them at their own convenience and pace. Students can select which learning activities to undertake and focus on areas in which they are deficient or that are most relevant to their job activities.

The Foodborne Disease Outbreak Investigation series was created for students with knowledge of basic epidemiologic and public health concepts. Each case study was developed in collaboration with the original investigators and experts from CDC and the Council of State and Territorial Epidemiologists. Students can receive continuing education credits (e.g., CEUs, CMEs, CNEs, and CECHs) for completing each case study. All three case studies can be downloaded for free or purchased on CD-ROM through the Epidemiologic Case Studies website at http://www.cdc.gov/epicasestudies.




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