COVID-19 contact tracing training guidance and resources
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COVID-19 contact tracing training guidance and resources

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    • Description:
      Last updated 4/23/2020 Background: This document contains a sample training plan including training topics that may be helpful for state and local public health jurisdictions to consider when designing their own training plan for COVID-19 contact tracers. Each heading represents the learning objective for that section. Suggested training modalities/formats are provided, as well as information about sample existing trainings and resources. This document may be updated as new resources become available. Overall Training Goal: After completing all training below, learners should be able to conduct contact tracing according to the established protocol. Target Audience: Community health workers or volunteers with little or no experience conducting contact tracing. Content describing non-CDC tools on this site is provided for informational purposes only and is not intended to indicate endorsement, actual or implied, of the tools. Additionally, information on this site is provided “as is,” for users to evaluate and make their own determination as to their effectiveness.
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      IDENTIFY STRATEGIES TO REDUCE SPREAD OF COVID-19 -- IDENTIFY THE PRIMARY COMPONENTS OF COVID-19 CONTACT TRACING -- LIST REQUIREMENTS FOR PROTECTING HEALTH INFORMATION -- DESCRIBE COVID CONTACT TRACING PROTOCOL -- APPLY COVID CONTACT TRACING PROTOCOL TO REALISTIC SCENARIOS -- IDENTIFY JURISDICTION-SPECIFIC CONTACT TRACING TOOLS AND PROTOCOLS -- ANALYZE CONTACT TRACING ENCOUNTERS FOR CONTINUOUS QUALITY IMPROVEMENT.
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