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Ever wonder what syndromic surveillance is? How it is applied? This introduction to syndromic surveillance answers your questions and gives you a foundation for understanding how surveillance is used by public health professionals to understand health threats.... Read more

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The Syndromic Surveillance Training Resources document compiles resources and trainings that public health practitioners can utilize when learning about syndromic surveillance practice. See the document outline below.

CDC NSSP Resources NSSP Technical Resource Center User Manuals Quick Start... Read more
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The online training course will help novice and intermediate ESSENCE users learn how to perform... Read more

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In this 26 minute video, Eric Bakota offers an overview of a free statistical package, R, and an overview of commonly used tips and tricks shared in the surveillance community for analysis work in R.

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Overview of R and R Studio Introduction to the ‘Tidyverse’ concept (... Read more
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This presentation shared by Michigan covers the introductory basics of syndromic surveillance. This is a part of a web based training that new users have to complete before getting access to the surveillance system in Michigan. 

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This copy of an online module from Michigan detials the process of using syndromic surveillance in their state. Users must complete the module and pass the test at the end of the module to gain access to the system.

Content type: Training

Free text queries are performed by ESSENCE users very often. And increasingly, those free text queries are incorporating negation terms that allow the users to find case definitions when certain terms are not present. This video attempts to explain some of the special cases where negation in... Read more

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This training was provided by Dr. Brian Dixon during the 2018 ISDS Annual Conference in Orlando, Florida. This video is Part 1 of a two-part series. Click here to view Part 2.

Part 1 covers:

successful proposal writing general scientific writing for journals and conferences how grants... Read more
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This training was provided by Dr. Brian Dixon during the 2018 ISDS Annual Conference in Orlando, Florida. This video is Part 2 of a two-part series. Click here to view Part 1.

Part 2 covers:

Why applications get rejected Important tips and secrets How to develop key messages Reaching... Read more
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