Posted: April 2, 2020

CDC Quick Learn Lessons: Create an Epi Curve

Description

Description

These lessons provide basic public health knowledge and skills specifically related to the development and use of an epidemic curve to determine the progression of a disease outbreak or other health-related event over time. This graph is a critical tool for epidemiologists, clinicians, and other health professionals who need to recognize and understand the patterns of disease development in a population for the purposes of disease surveillance and public health prevention initiatives.

Authors

Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

Learner Audience

Undergraduate Medical Education (UME), Graduate Medical Education (GME), Continuing Medical Education/Continuing Professional Development (CME/CPD), Interprofessional

Domain

Systems Based Practice

Resource Type(s)

Distance Learning - Asynchronous

Instructional Method(s)

Self-Directed Learning

Keywords

Public Health, Population Health, Epidemiology, Public Health Sciences