IIAD International Epidemiology & Surveillance Training Program

Program Leader(s):

The IIAD International Epidemiology & Surveillance Training Program consists of face-to-face, online, or independent study modules and short courses. The program consists of thirteen modules and provides trainees with foundational information and skills to support agricultural public health. The information is presented in a series of PowerPoint presentations with speaker notes, exercise activities, and evaluation materials. The following short courses are available:

Animal Health Disease & Surveillance

Course Content

This two-week short course provides a short overview of animal health disease & surveillance. A five-module short course provides trainees with foundational information and skill to support developing and implementing a surveillance plan. Topics are taught through face-to face or video recorded online lectures.

The course includes 52.45 hours of lectures, exercises, and evaluation materials. All participants will receive printed study materials and answer sheets. General topics covered in the course include:

  • Surveillance Standards & Guidelines
  • Case Definitions & Population Descriptions
  • Sampling Methods
  • Diagnostic Epidemiology
  • Analyzing Surveillance Data

A detailed list of all modules is available.

Course Questions

If you have questions about the course, training dates, pricing, or the program email us at Miguel.Gonzalez@ag.tamu.edu

Epidemiology

Course Content

The course provides a short overview of epidemiology. An eight-module course for U.S. based training activities provides mid-career international veterinary scientists with foundational skills in epidemiology. Topics are taught through face-to face or video recorded online lectures.

The course includes 90.25 hours of lectures, exercises, and evaluation materials. All participants will receive printed study materials and answer sheets. General topics covered in the course include:

  • Module 1: Introduction to Epidemiology
  • Module 2: Sampling Methods
  • Module 3: Morbidity Measures & Basic Statistics
  • Module 4: Measures of Association
  • Module 5: Outbreak Investigation and Response
  • Module 6: Diagnostic Epidemiology
  • Module 7: Study Design
  • Module 8: Survey Design

A detailed list of all modules is available.

Course Questions

If you have questions about the course, training dates, pricing, or the program email us at Miguel.Gonzalez@ag.tamu.edu