Weapons of Mass Destruction: The Health Care Professional's Role in Nevada's Preparation and Response

Description: This 4 hour program is designed for physicians, nurses, dentists, dental hygienists, EMT and health care practitioners.  The program meets all AB 250 legislation requirements for licensure and certification renewal.  At the conclusion of this program, participants will be able to:·         Define the term weapon of mass destruction (WMD), and categorize the types of WMD most likely to be used in acts of terrorism;·         Discuss how acts of terrorism involving WMD have impacted the public health system and the practice of medicine;·         Identify the equipment and protective clothing needed by health care practitioners when treating patients exposed to WMD;·         Recognize the signs and symptoms of exposures to WMD;·         Utilize new treatment modalities for patients exposed to WMD;·         Explain the health care practitioner’s role of biological weapon surveillance and reporting; and·         Use the Health Alert Network as an informational resource.

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Name: Roberta Keeley
Phone: 702-318-8452
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1094 East Sahara Avenue

Las Vegas, NV  89104


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Type of Product: Presentation or Lecture, Quiz
Format: Video
Languages: English
Keywords: Weapons of Mass Destruction
Target Capabiltities: Common: Community Preparedness and Participation, Prevent: Information Sharing and Dissemination, Respond: WMD/Hazardous Materials Response and Decontamination, Respond: Emergency Public Information and Warning, Respond: Explosive Device Response Operations, Protect: Epidemiologic Surveillance and Investigation, Respond: Triage and Pre-hospital Treatment
Universal Task Listing: Prevent, Protect, Respond, Common
Cognative Domain: Knowledge, Comprehension, Application, Synthesis or Evaluation
Copyright Restrictions: Creative Commons - Attribution
Is Product...: Downloadable, Accessible
Learning Management System Compatability: Other
Added: Tue Aug 07 19:03:15 -0400 2007
Last Updated: Mon Oct 22 10:32:43 -0400 2007