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The PPS Department continues to promote the training series provided by our Air Force and Army counterparts.  Participants from all services are eligible to register for Continuing Medical Education (CME) credits offered by the U.S. Army Public Health Center; Nurses may use the CME certificate as documentation for nursing CEs.

NMCPHC through our NEPMUs can provide training on an ad hoc and on an as needed basis, to support Navy and Marine Corps specific disease surveillance topics in priority areas.

Please see our "Archived Training Directory"  below for previously held sessions.

Participate in Future DRSi Surveillance Trainings

Registration: Contact the DRSi helpdesk at or 757-953-0737 to add your name to our email list to be informed about upcoming trainings. To complete the registration process and successfully obtain Continuing Education hours for attending the DRSi Surveillance training sessions, see instructions below in the ‘Obtaining Continuing Education Hours’ section.

Trainings: To view the live trainings, click on the Microsoft Teams meeting link sent in the training announcement. Following the event, the recorded session of the training, in addition to the slides, will be posted to the Archived Training Directory.

Audio: Audio is available through the dial-in number that will be sent in each training announcement. In addition, audio is available through Microsoft Teams. The recorded Microsoft Teams session of the training, in addition to the slides, will be posted to the Archived Training Directory following the event.

Q&A: The presenter will capture questions through the Microsoft Teams chat function. Additionally, participants may ask questions using their mic at the designated time during the training.

Obtain Continuing Education Hours

As part of the Tri-service Quarterly Training effort, the U.S. Army Public Health Center offers Continuing Medical Education (CME) credits; Nurses may use the CME certificate as documentation for nursing CEs. To be eligible to earn credits:

  1. Register for the Epi-Tech Surveillance Training on the Army CME website for the current year (you only need to register once per fiscal year). 
  2. Attend a live Microsoft Teams session.
  3. Enter your name, service, email, and command in the chat box of the live session.
  4. You will receive confirmation of attendance via email within 48 hours, and you can claim your cumulative credits at the conclusion of the training series (after 30 Sep, not after each training session).
  5. To claim your credit(s) for previous years, visit the Army CME website click on the CME User Accounts portal, and follow links to view credits earned/claim certificates.

Archived Training Directory

DRSi & Best Reporting Practices (March 2022) | CAC Enabled milTube » PDF »
Understanding RMEs: Lab Results (July 2021) | CAC Enabled   PDF »
DRSi Reporting Errors (January 2021) | CAC Enabled milTube » PDF »
Shortcuts to Reporting in DRSi, an Introduction to New DRSi (July 2020) | CAC Enabled milTube(part 1) »

milTube(part 2) »

RME Guide Updates/Influenza Season Update (January 2020) milTube » PPTX »
Managing Misreporting: Common Mistakes and Misreported RMEs (July 2018) milTube » PDF »
How is DRSi Data Used? (August 2018) milTube » PDF »
Disease Reporting Best Practices (April 2017) milTube » PDF »
ESSENCE v5 Demo (June 2020) milTube(part 1) »

milTube(part 2) »

Introduction to ESSENCE v5 (March 2019) milTube » PDF »
ESSENCE v5 demo (May 2018) milTube » PDF »
GI Illnesses
GI Illnesses/Norovirus (April 2019) milTube » PDF »
Foodborne Illness from a Veterinary (July 2017) milTube » PPTX »
Salmonella Poona Investigation Lessons Learned (July 2016) milTube » PDF »
Norovirus Control (November 2012) milTube »
Respiratory Illnesses
Influenza and the DoD, (September 2022) milTube » PDF »
Lung Injury Associated with E-Cigarettes (October 2019) milTube » PPTX »
Streptococcal Infection Prevention and Control (July 2019) milTube » PDF »
Tuberculosis Contact Investigation Reports Module (August 2017) milTube » PPTX »
Tuberculosis Control and Investigation (March 2017) milTube » PPT »
Tuberculosis Control Principles (August 2014) milTube » PDF »
Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs)
Syphilis Reporting Guidance (May 2020) milTube » PPTX »
Prevention Services for the STI Patient (May 2019) milTube » PDF »
HIV-STI Prevention: Sexual Partner Services (October 2013)   PDF »
Vector-borne Illnesses
Emerging Tickborne Diseases (April 2021) milTube » PDF »
Measles: Current Situation and Public Health Response (June 2019) milTube » PDF »
Aedes Mosquito (May 2017) milTube » PPTX »
Zika Field Investigation (February 2017) milTube » PDF »
Chagas Disease (January 2016) milTube » PDF »
Malaria (July 2015) milTube » PDF »
Chikungunya (June 2015) milTube » PDF »
Chikungunya Surveillance: Using Vector Management Programs (July 2014)   PDF »
Outbreak Investigation and Reporting
COVID-19: Reporting Probable and Confirmed Cases (April 2020) milTube(part 1) »

milTube(part 2) »

Contact Investigation Contact Tracing (COVID-19) (April 2020) milTube »  
Contact Investigation Contact Training (March 2020) | Military Only milTube »  
Coronavirus (February 2020)   milTube » PDF »
Outbreak Investigation (January 2018)   milTube » PDF »
Pneumonia Outbreak (August 2016)   milTube » PDF »
Outbreak Reporting (June 2016) milTube » PDF »
West Africa Ebola: Tracking the Outbreak (October 2014)  milTube » PDF »
Outbreak Case Report: Pertussis (February 2014)   PDF »
Health of the Force (June 2022) milTube » PDF »
Surveillance of Substance Abuse and Dependence (August 2021) milTube » PDF »
MHS GENESIS – Best Practices in Preventive Medicine (June 2021) milTube » PDF »
Armed Forces Health Surveillance Division - Health Surveillance Explorer (HSE) (May 2021)   PDF »
Heat Illness Identification and Tracking (August 2020) milTube » PDF »
Risk Communication (February 2021) milTube » PDF »
COVID-19 Vaccine Program Update (March 2021) milTube » PDF »
Writing a local instruction/SOP for surveillance (January 2019) milTube » PDF »
Lab Tests- Education and Interpretation (March 2018) milTube » PPTX »
HIPAA & Medical-Legal Aspects of Public Health Practice (August 2015) milTube » PDF »
We would like to hear from you. Please contact the to provide feedback, suggest topics for future training sessions, or ask questions.
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