Neuroterrorism: Chemical Threats to Human Health--Online Course

Description: This Free Online CE Course begins with an historical overview of the major groups of chemical agents considered to be terrorist threats, including of the nerve agents, vesicants, cyanide, pulmonary intoxicants, ammonia, and riot control agents.

There is also a synopsis of the toxicological properties of these agents, the reported human effects of use of each agent during mass exposure. There are three main objectives of the course, which are to describe the types of chemical warfare agents, recognize signs and symptoms of exposure, and describe how to manage, decontaminate, and treat the victims of a chemical agent attack. This course is designed for all healthcare professionals.


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Developer
Name: Paul Fultz
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Organization: University of Louisville Continuing Health Sciences Education
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Contact
Name: Sarah-Ann Davis
Phone: 502-852-0173
Address: University of Louisville School of Public Health and Information SciencesCenter for Health Hazards Preparedness555 S. Floyd St. K-wing, Suite 4026Louisville, KY 40202

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Type of Product: Presentation or Lecture, Quiz
Languages: English
Keywords: chemical terrorism
Target Capabiltities: Respond: Mass Prophylaxis, Respond: Medical Surge, Respond: Public Safety and Security Response, Respond: Triage and Pre-hospital Treatment, Respond: WMD/Hazardous Materials Response and Decontamination
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Copyright Restrictions: Creative Commons - NonCommercial
Is Product...: Interoptable
Learning Management System Compatability: None
Added: Thu Nov 01 11:49:34 -0400 2007
Last Updated: Tue Nov 06 12:13:24 -0500 2007