Learning Outcomes for Study Session 42

When you have studied this session, you should be able to:

42.1  Define and use correctly all of the key words printed in bold. (SAQs 42.1, 42.3 and 42.4)

42.2  Describe the different types of epidemics. (SAQs 42.1 and 42.3)

42.3  Describe the purpose of epidemic investigation. (SAQ 42.4)

42.4  Explain in outline the basic principles of epidemic management. (SAQs 42.2 and 42.4)

Study Session 42  Epidemic Investigation and Management

42.1  What is an outbreak and an epidemic?