Foodborne Disease Outbreak Investigations for Multi-Disciplinary Teams (Epi-Ready)

The Kentucky Department for Public Health, Reportable Disease Section is excited to announce that we have partnered up again with the Tennessee Integrated Food Safety Center of Excellence (CoE) and the National Environmental Health Association (NEHA) to offer training on Foodborne Disease Outbreak Investigations for Multi-disciplinary Teams (aka Epi-Ready) for Kentucky Public Health staff.  Epi-Ready Team Training 2-day in-person workshop for environmental and public health professionals with responsibility for investigation of foodborne illness outbreaks. With a team-based approach to training, Epi-Ready focuses on how to efficiently and effectively respond to an outbreak by understanding the roles and responsibilities of the public health nurse, epidemiologist, environmental health specialist, laboratorians and emergency preparedness.  See attached flyer for more details.

Training dates:  Oct. 4-5, 2017.  The trainings will start at 8am each day and end at 5pm.  

Lunch will be on your own.


Continuing Education Credits:

  • Continuing Medical Education (CME): 13.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™
  • Continuing Nursing Education (CNE): 13.2 contact hours
  • Certified in Public Health (CPH): 14 recertification credits
  • International Association for Continuing Education And Training (IACET): 1.3 continuing education units
  • National Environmental Health Association Continuing Education: 14 contact hours