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The Syndromic Surveillance Training Resources document compiles resources and training 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
Content type: Training

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.

Objectives:

Overview of R and R Studio Introduction to the ‘Tidyverse’ concept (... Read more
Content type: Training

An Online Training Course

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

Content type: Training

NOTE: The video requires running Flash and works best on Mozilla Firefox. If you are using Google Chrome or another internet browser, please be aware that the video may not load properly.

The online training course will help novice and intermediate ESSENCE users learn how to perform... Read more

Content type: Training

Washington State (WA) has developed and recorded three ESSENCE trainings for their staff. These include trainings for basic, intermediate, and advanced ESSENCE skills.

WA ESSENCE Trainings

ESSENCE Basic Skills Training (March 2021) ESSENCE Intermediate Skills Training (June 2021)... Read more
Content type: Training

The Florida County Health Department Epidemiology Hurricane Toolkit, developed by the Florida Department of Health, helps county health departments (CHD) plan for and carry out the epidemiologic responses to natural disasters.

The included tools are designed to be flexible to a wide range... Read more

Content type: Training

In July 2021, NSSP announced the release of the Rnssp R package which facilitates access to the ESSENCE system via a secure and simple interface. Rnssp provides methods that streamline the data pull and simplify R code previously required by users to pull data via the APIs using the keyring ... Read more

Content type: Training

This RStudio API guide provides an overview of the ESSENCE APIs and how to access them through RStudio. We will begin with a very brief explanation of application programming interfaces (APIs), then list what APIs are available in ESSENCE, and finally expose you to basic examples of R code and... Read more

Content type: Training

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
Content type: Training

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
Content type: Training

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