Outbreak Management

Upcoming Training and Registration Dates

All trainings are held in Pacific Time. Registration closes 7 business days prior to the training date at 5 PM. 

The online self-study must be completed before attending the live training.

  • July 7 - 8,  9 AM - 1 PM I Registration: Open, will close June 21
  • August 4 - 5, 9 AM - 1 PM I Registration will open on July 1


How to Register

NOTE: Please use Google Chrome to access the VTA+ registration and course website. ​

Training Course Information

Outbreak Management Team Email: [email protected]

Audience/Who Should Register: Local Health Jurisdiction (LHJ) and state employees who will be working in the area of outbreak management of COVID-19.

Length of Course: 4 hours of online self-study and 8 hours of live virtual skill development activities across 2 days

Learning Objectives:

  • Describe a systematic approach to outbreak management.
  • Analyze and interpret line lists, epidemic curves, and other outbreak-related data.
  • Think critically about challenges likely to be encountered during outbreaks.
  • Develop strategies for effective communication and collaboration with site liaisons and key stakeholders involved in location-based outbreaks.
  • Identify and utilize essential guidelines, standard operating procedures, and data collection tools necessary to guide outbreak management in different settings.

Language Offerings: The training is currently offered in English. 

Continuing Education Units (CEUs): UCSF Pandemic Initiative for Equity and Action is an approved provider of continuing education by the California State Board of Registered Nurses, Provider Number CEP 17635. This training is approved for up to 13 continuing education hours. Board requirements prevent us from offering CE credit to people who arrive more than 15 minutes after the start of the training or leave the training early. Therefore, partial credit will not be awarded. For questions about CEUs, please email: [email protected].

Cancellation Policy: Please notify program team 48 hours before training date if you would like to cancel or reschedule.

Refund Policy: Classes are free of charge and no refund will be provided.

Accessibility Accommodations: Our goal is to create trainings that are accessible to everyone. Please email us about accessibility barriers or to request accommodations: [email protected]. Please send your accommodation request at least one week before your training date. We'll do our best to support any accommodation requests regardless of timing.


NOTE: Final training agenda available in the course on the VTA+ website.