Domain 2 - Investigate

Standard 2.1

Conduct timely investigations of health problems and environmental public health hazards.

The ability to conduct timely investigations of suspected or identified health problems is necessary for the detection of the source of the problem, the description of those affected, and the prevention of the further spread of the problem. When public health or environmental public health hazards are investigated, problems can be recognized and rectified, thus preventing further spread of disease or illness.

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