Training Courses

Enhancing chronic disease surveillance with clinical data courses and modules.

Training Courses

This course curriculum is intended to help health departments and other users of clinical data identify the fundamentals of clinical data capture and electronic health record (EHR) systems and identify strengths and limitations of using clinical data for public health surveillance.

Each of the three courses includes various self-paced training modules:

Understanding Clinical Data: A Data User Perspective


Upon completing the course curriculum, learners will be able to:

Each training module contains an overview of the topic, short lecture video, knowledge check questions, and supplemental resources. The content is intended to be introductory and foundational, and you do not need to have any previous experience working with clinical data. You may skip any module you believe is too basic and complete modules in any order you prefer.

The Enhancing Chronic Disease Surveillance with Clinical Data course curriculum was developed by the National Association of Chronic Disease Directors in partnership with the Public Health Informatics Institute, a program of the Task Force for Global Health.

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