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Describe COVID-19 Case Investigation Protocol

Case Investigation Training Plan

Live training (whether through videoconference or a live course on a learning management system) or an eLearning course with knowledge checks is suggested so that learners can receive immediate feedback. Inclusion of a post-test – as well as an electronic guide describing jurisdiction-specific protocols – is strongly recommended.

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Topic areas and training resources


Describe in detail the actions and requirements associated with each step of the case investigation process at the jurisdiction level.

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Training catalog


TB Contact Investigation Interviewing Skills Course: Special Circumstances

Topic area: Protocol for workplace/congregate setting exposures

  • View: https://www.cdc.gov/tb/education/skillscourse/default.htm
  • Target audience: Public health professionals
  • Description: The TB Contact Investigation Interviewing Skills Course is designed as an interactive, skill-building training. The course provides an overview of the contact investigation process, basic communication and interviewing skills, and opportunities to apply those skills in role play activities.

Learning objectives:

  1. Decide when to use a proxy for an interview
  2. Explain how to work with the management of congregate settings
  3. List two strategies for working with the media during a contact investigation

Other files and webpages


Topic areas: Protocol for workplace/congregate setting exposures

  • Tuberculosis Contact Investigation in Congregate Settings: A Resource for Evaluation
    • Agency name: Rutgers Global Tuberculosis Institute
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