The Epidemiology event is an Emergency Preparedness event for a single competitor. The event takes place in a written format online prior to competing at the state conference much like the knowledge tests.
No changes to this event with Virtual SLC.
Test Instructions: The written test will consist of 75 multiple choice items in a maximum of 90 minutes. Written case studies, investigations, surveillance summaries, and scientific information will be a part of the test and will include background information about selected public health situations with a series of multiple choice questions related to the data.
- Test will be taken during the online testing window between February 22-March 5, 2021
- One essay question will be administered with the original test. In case of a tie, the essay question will be judged and used to break the tie.