Biological Weapons & Emergency Preparedness‚ Part 2 - 16-GANN-F3-0018

Biological Weapons & Emergency Preparedness‚ Part 2

Botulism and Smallpox

by Janet Sprehe, DNP, APN-BC, RN-BC, CVRN
16-GANN-F3-0018
(4.6 / 219 ratings )

This course is credentialed for:
Emergency Medical Services (1.00 CEH)

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Summary:

Biological warfare remains a concern in the U.S., which suffered anthrax attacks in 2001. This module gives an overview of smallpox and botulism, including history, diagnosis, treatment and prognosis.

Objectives:

The goal of this program is to familiarize healthcare professionals with the ramifications of bioterrorism. Part 1 explored the history of bioterrorism, healthcare providers’ roles in recognizing symptoms produced by a biological terrorist attack and information about anthrax and plague. Part 2 discusses botulism, smallpox and the healthcare provider’s role in emergency preparedness in the event of an attack. After studying the information presented here, you will be able to:
  • Identify signs and symptoms of botulism and smallpox and understand their medical management
  • List the recommendations of national agencies involved in emergency preparedness measures
  • Explain emergency preparedness measures for bioterrorism
 

 
Accreditation Information
 
This course is intended for multiple professions, including nurses, paramedics and EMTs, physicians, and respiratory therapists.
 
Paramedics and EMTs: Take this version of the course to ensure you receive appropriate credit.
 
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This CE activity is accredited for 1.0 Advanced CEH by OnCourse Learning, an organization accredited by Commission on Accreditation for Pre-Hospital Continuing Education (CAPCE).
 
This course is also approved by the Florida Bureau of Emergency Medical Services (provider # 50-1489) for 8/28/17 to 12/01/20.
 
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Course Originally Released on: 1/14/2002
Date of Most Recent Review: 4/4/2016
Course Termination/Update Date: 11/1/2019

Unless stated above, the planners and authors of this course have declared no relevant conflicts of interest that relate to this educational activity. OnCourse Learning guarantees this educational activity is free from bias.

Please see CE Course Instructions to learn how to earn CE credit for this module.

 

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Sharon R - LAKELAND, FL  ·  Oct 20, 2018
good information for ems personal
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ROBERT E - CLEARWATER, FL  ·  Oct 16, 2018
this was a ver informative course
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JEAN O - Brandpn, FL  ·  Oct 12, 2018
materials were straight forward, will not be taking this again
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DAMECIA S - lehigh acres, FL  ·  Oct 11, 2018
This course was informative.
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Kevin T - Chino, CA  ·  Oct 05, 2018
thanks very much this was great.
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