Recognizing and Responding to Bioterrorism and Other Public Health Emergencies

Description:

This 2-hour class serves as an introduction of health professionals related to recognizing and responding to bioterrorism and other public health emergencies. It is available both as a face-to-face presentation and as a web-based course. The class describes selected biological and chemical agents, etiology, symptoms, recommended treatement, and isolation precautions. Course aims are to educate healthcare providers to: 

  1. Recognize a public health emergency
  2. Protect themselves and others
  3. Activate the public health system
  4. Function as part of a healthcare team

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Name: DuBois, Jan
Phone: 713-500-9421
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Center of Biosecurity and Public Health Preparedness
The University of Texas School of Public Health
1200 Hermann Pressler Drive
Room RAS W334
Houston, Texas  77030

 


Meta Information
Type of Product: Presentation or Lecture
Languages: English
Keywords: bioterrorism, disaster/emergency response, public health emergencies, biological agents, chemical agents, public health and medical roles, recognition of selected biological and chemical agents, etiology, symptoms, treatment, isolation recommendations
Target Capabiltities: Common: Community Preparedness and Participation, Prevent: Information Gathering and Recognition of Indicators & Warnings, Respond: Isolation and Quarantine, Respond: Mass Care (Sheltering, Feeding, Related services), Respond: WMD/Hazardous Materials Response and Decontamination
Universal Task Listing: Prevent, Respond, Common
Cognative Domain: Knowledge, Comprehension, Application
Copyright Restrictions: Public Domain
Is Product...: Downloadable, Reusable, Accessible, Interoptable
Learning Management System Compatability: Blackboard
Added: Fri May 04 13:14:45 -0400 2007
Last Updated: Fri May 04 13:14:46 -0400 2007