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Student Outbreak Response Training - November 3, 9am-1pm


Registration for this event is required. Thirty spaces available on first-come, first-serve basis.


Presented by Elaine Scallan, PhD (CSPH) and Rachel Jervis, MPH (CDPHE)

This intensive half-day course will train students in interview techniques used in foodborne disease outbreak investigations. Students who complete the course will be added to a “Rapid Responder” list and will be invited to assist in outbreak investigations coordinated by the CDPHE and possibly other local public health agencies. Students in the beginning or middle of their program are encouraged to attend.

This course is hosted by the Colorado Integrated Food Safety Center of Excellence


Welcome and Course Overview (Elaine Scallan, CSPH)

Basics of study design in outbreak investigations (Elaine Scallan, CSPH)

Interview Practice Session 1

Interview techniques (Rachel Jervis, CDPHE)


Interview Practice Session 2

Discussion (Review Interview Practice Session 2)

Interview Practice Session 3

Discussion (Review Interview Practice Session 3)




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