- Audience: Public health professionals charged with enforcement of infectious disease case management in Massachusetts, or those who wish to learn more about this
- Format: Online, self-paced
- Price: Free
- Length: 1 hour
- Contact hours: Massachusetts CHO, RS, RN
- Competencies: Disease Case Management
- Learning level: Awareness
- Prerequisites: None
- Companion trainings: None
- Supplemental materials:
The goal of population-based disease case management is to optimize the self-care capabilities of individuals and families, including the capacity of systems and communities to coordinate and provide health and human services. This training will present a brief introduction to infectious disease case management principles. The primary goal of local public health officials, as infectious disease case managers, is to ensure individuals complete an appropriate and effective course of treatment in the shortest time possible with the least restrictive measures indicated, and to identify all high-risk contacts and refer them to evaluation and treatment.
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What you’ll learn
After completing this training, you will be able to:
- List the goals and levels of case management for infectious diseases
- Describe the four components of the case management process
- Distinguish among case identification, case investigation, and case management
- Explain when case management concludes
Subject Matter Experts
- Bureau of Infectious Disease and Laboratory Sciences (BIDLS)
Massachusetts Department of Public Health (MDPH)
This training was supported by the Massachusetts Department of Public Health (MDPH) with funds made available by the Cooperative Agreement Number TP921913, funded by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Its contents are solely the responsibility of the authors and do not necessarily represent the official views of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention or the Department of Health and Human Services.
This project is/was supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) under grant number UB6HP27877 “Regional Public Health Training Center Program.”This information or content and conclusions are those of the author and should not be construed as the official position or policy of, nor should any endorsements be inferred by HRSA, HHS or the U.S. Government.