Introduction to Intervention Epidemiology and MicrobiologyArchived
This course provided theoretical induction so that EPIET fellows could acquire the ECDC core competencies for field epidemiologist.
The course had seven tracks of the introductory course including (1) public health microbiology, (2) Surveillance, (3) outbreak investigation, (4) statistics, (5) analytical epidemiology, (6) research and (7) communication.
Enable EPIET fellows to:
- Combine field epidemiology and public health microbiology techniques for risk assessment and investigations in the field of communicable diseases prevention and control
- Analyse surveillance data in light of the limitations of the surveillance system
- Investigate an outbreak to propose public health recommendations
- Apply simple statistics to analyze epidemiological and laboratory data
- Used analytical epidemiology to examine associations between exposures and outcomes while taking into account bias, confounding and effect modifications
- Design, prepare and conduct an applied research project
- Communicate results of field investigations to various stakeholders (e.g, scientists, press, public, decision makers)
Teaching methods included
- Interactive sessions
- Case studies
ECDC Summer School 2019
10 Jun 2019 to 14 Jun 2019 - The ECDC Summer School is organised yearly for experts within the ECDC networks with the aim to build EU/EEA Member States’ public health capacity in the area of communicable diseases. Every year meaningful topics are selected based on Member States’ identified needs. The Summer School provides an opportunity for networking and scientific exchange.
ECDC Summer School 2018
29 May 2018 to 1 Jun 2018 - The goal of the Summer School is to strengthen the mentoring and technical skills of both ECDC experts and experts within ECDC networks, such as supervisors of the Fellowship programme, by providing an opportunity for networking and scientific exchange.