Course Category: Intermediate

Surveillance of Zoonotic disease

This course explores zoonotic diseases including investigation, surveillance, epidemiology, and approaches to control and prevention. Real-life case studies are used to illustrate zoonotic disease basics and epidemiology, modes of transmission, factors related to emergence, and the of public health response.  There is a specific focus on zoonotic diseases that are more common in the Gulf …

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Malaria surveillance and control

Course Description: Malaria is a disease which has had a devastating impact on human health for centuries. Currently over one-third of the world’s population is at risk, with and estimated 300 million cases and 650,000 deaths worldwide each year. Students taking this course will learn about this disease from the basic biological, public health, and …

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Scabies

Scabies- Dr. Trinidad is an academic dermatologist at The Ohio State University with an expertise in complex medical dermatology, inpatient hospital consult dermatology, HIV dermatology and the dermatologic care of incarcerated patients. In this 90 minute presentation, Dr. Trinidad discusses epidmiology, presentation, diagnosis and treatment of human scabies infections. He will discuss common mimickers and …

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Foodborne disease surveillance and outbreak investigations

Foodborne diseases are a serious public health issue causing 600 million illnesses per year and resulting in 33 million healthy life years lost, which is similar to the burden of malaria and tuberculous. This course will discuss foodborne disease surveillance and outbreak investigations, including the etiology of foodborne diseases, case definitions, epidemiological investigation methods and …

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Hepatitis A

The objective of this course is to guide health professionals in the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of hepatitis A infection. It will review the epidemiology and transmission of hepatitis A infection, the diagnosis and management of hepatitis A infection, followed by a section on prevention of hepatitis A infection, including prevention considerations for the healthcare …

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