Module 3: Weight of evidence

Module 3 focuses on understanding the data that will support the food safety investigation, and how to assess the weight of the evidence that has been collected, as it relates to the implicated source.

Learning objectives:

By the end of this module, learners should be able to:

  • Describe the purpose and type of information collected in focused questionnaires,
  • Identify and understand data that supports a food safety investigation,
  • Assess the epidemiologic evidence that implicates a particular source in an outbreak, and
  • Use a weight of evidence approach to perform an epidemiological assessment.

Module 3 sections:

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