Syndromic Surveillance Training Resources


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 Guides
    • Data Dictionary
    • Monthly NSSP Update (Newsletter)
  • NSSP-ESSENCE Resources
    • ESSENCE Online Training Course
    • Tool-Specific ESSENCE Tutorials
    • Building, Using, and Sharing Queries ESSENCE Trainings
    • Free-Test Coding Series - How to Write ESSENCE Free-Test Queries
    • ESSENCE Q&As
    • CDC NSSP ESSENCE In-Person Training Workshop
  • NSSP Community of Practice (CoP) Knowledge Repository
  • State and Local Resources

Updated as resources become available, the document was last revised on May 5, 2021.

Original Publication Year: 
Event/Publication Date: 
August, 2020

August 21, 2020

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