Building and Reinforcing Epidemiological Skills Among Students
American Journal of Health Education
American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance
Target Audience: Health students at the secondary and college level benefi t from learning experiences that teach epidemiological principles, skills, and concepts. This activity provides a meaningful classroom exercise where students can act as public health workers in the investigation and control of a disease outbreak. Objectives: Students will be able to: (1) describe the onset of a disease outbreak; (2) complete fundamental tasks involved in an outbreak investigation; (3) identify appropriate prevention and control measures.
Waite, P. J., Shakespear, K. (2008). Building and Reinforcing Epidemiological Skills Among Students. American Journal of Health Education, 39(3), 180-183.