Core competencies for infection control and hospital hygiene professionals in the European Union
This document is published with the intent of proposing a comprehensive list of core competencies that should be adopted by infection control and hospital hygiene professionals across Europe.
Core competencies for public health epidemiologists working in the area of communicable disease surveillance and response, in the European Union
ECDC, along with a group of experts (core competencies group) has developed a list of suggested core competencies for field epidemiologists working at all the levels from subnational (provinces, districts, regions) to national and supra-national (European and international) in the public health administrations of the EU.
Core competencies for EU public health epidemiologists in communicable disease surveillance and response
During the first consultation with the EU Member States (MS) on training in field epidemiology, held in 2005 in Stockholm, the development of a list of core competencies for field epidemiologists in the European Union (EU) was identified as a priority.
Curricular process guide for EPIET and EPIET-associated fellowships
This guide aims to describe the key principles defining the scientific content of EPIET/EAPs for fellows, training site supervisors and EPIET/EAP coordinators.
Use of PPE for safe first assessment of PUI of EVD in EU-EEA
This tutorial aims to improve the protection of staff dealing with Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) in non-specialised centres.
Core competencies in epidemiology: surveillance and response
The purpose and objectives of the meeting is to identify the minimum set of abilities that every field epidemiologist should have, defined by core competencies in various domains.
Catalogue of infection control and hospital hygiene courses in the European Union – 2016
This catalogue of available infection control and hospital hygiene courses (IC/HH) provides the first list of evaluated training programmes in IC/HH in EU, EEA and EU enlargement countries.
Online tutorial on how to detect and assess public health threats
This tutorial demonstrates the various epidemic intelligence steps that need to be undertaken in order to timely detect and assess current and emerging threats to human health from communicable diseases.
Vaccine-preventable diseases and immunisation: Core competencies
This report outlines the development of a competency framework covering key knowledge, skills and attitudes critical for the prevention and control of vaccine-preventable diseases and immunisation.
Public health emergency preparedness: Core competencies for EU Member States
This report seeks to identify both the strengths and the areas for improvement of public health emergency preparedness (PHEP) in the European Union Member States.