Centers for Public Health Education and Outreach

Public Health Emergency Training

Zoonoses (Public Health Emergency Training Series)


0.05 CEU

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This online training module is eligible for 1 CPH recertification credit.

This online module describes the types and transmission of zoonotic diseases, identifies zoonoses of public health significance, and outlines general principles and procedures for surveillance and emergency preparedness.

Learning Objectives - Upon successful completion of this training, participants will be able to:
- Define zoonoses
- Identify agents and transmission modes of zoonoses
- Explain the risks of human contact with animals in public exhibition settings
- Describe emerging zoonoses
- State basic principles and practices of emergency preparedness for zoonotic outbreaks related to natural disasters, bioterrorism, and food safety.

This course contributes to the following Public Health Preparedness Competencies and PHEP Capabilities:
3.0 Plan for and Improve Practice
3.3 Participate in improving the organization s capacities (including, but not limited to programs, plans, policies, laws, and workforce training).

13. Public Health Surveillance and Epidemiological Investigation

This product was developed by the University of Minnesota Center for Public Health Preparedness (UMNCPHP), supported in part through a grant from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Current support is provided by the University of Minnesota: Simulations, Exercises and Effective Education Preparedness and Emergency Response Learning Center (U-SEEE PERL), which is funded in part through Grant/Cooperative Agreement Number 1U90TP000418 from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Principal Investigator: Debra Olson.

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