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The NSSP Community of Practice

 

The National Syndromic Surveillance Program Community of Practice (NSSP CoP) membership includes CDC-funded grant recipients, non-funded states and jurisdictions that contribute data to the BioSense Platform, public health practitioners who use local syndromic surveillance systems, CDC programs, other federal agencies, partner organizations, hospitals, healthcare professionals, and academic institutions to advance the science and practice of syndromic surveillance. While BioSense addresses SyS technology, the NSSP CoP is the social framework for public health workers on the front lines of public health surveillance and emergency preparedness.

 

Why Participate?

The NSSP CoP is a way to engage with peers—whether by asking or answering questions posed on forums, attending webinars and training events, or sharing ideas and success stories. Participation in the NSSP CoP will help practitioners stay abreast of advances in the science and practice of syndromic surveillance. The NSSP CoP facilitates learning, knowledge sharing, and problem solving among practitioners who want to integrate syndromic surveillance more fully into daily practice and use its inherent early-warning capabilities to complement ongoing public health surveillance.

 

The NSSP CoP provides numerous benefits:

  • access to experts across the nation—including CDC and syndromic surveillance grantees, partners, and stakeholders;
  • increased capacity to conduct syndromic surveillance through enhanced coordination across jurisdictions and organizations;
  • versatile forums for solving problems and sharing solutions;
  • established mechanism for receiving technical assistance;
  • more efficient use of resources through collaborative efforts;
  • peer-to-peer mentoring;
  • access to a curated repository of syndromic surveillance tools and resources;
  • shared success stories and lessons learned;
  • and a shared professional identity.

 

To learn more about the NSSP CoP click on the Pages link above. If you are interested in participating and engaging with CoP members on calls, committees, workgroups, and other collaborative projects, sign into your Healthsurveillance.org account and click "Join Group".

 

Don't have a healthsurveillance.org account? Register here.

 


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Cassandra Davis joined the group Community Groups: NSSP Community of Practice.
Posted Wednesday, April 11, 2018
wrote on the Community Groups: NSSP Community of Practice wall: The webinar recording and slides from today's webinar on "What is success story and how do I write one?" are now available in the Knowledge Repository. Document your story of surveillance in action today! https://www.surveillancerepository.org/what-success-story-and-how-do-i-write-one
Posted Thursday, March 22, 2018
Stacey Hoferka joined the group Community Groups: NSSP Community of Practice.
Posted Thursday, March 22, 2018
Ashleigh J. Faulstich joined the group Community Groups: NSSP Community of Practice.
Posted Thursday, March 8, 2018
Michelle Khau joined the group Community Groups: NSSP Community of Practice.
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Upcoming Events
WEBINAR: Modeling Tool for Planning & Decision Support During Early Days of an Anthrax Event
Tuesday, April 24, 2018
R Group for Biosurveillance Meeting
Wednesday, April 25, 2018
Syndrome Definition Committee Meeting
Wednesday, May 2, 2018
R Hangouts for Beginners I
Thursday, May 3, 2018
Data Quality Committee Monthly Meeting
Friday, May 11, 2018

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