Biological Weapons & Emergency Preparedness‚ Part 2 - 384-287-19

Biological Weapons & Emergency Preparedness‚ Part 2

Botulism and Smallpox

by Dana Bartlett, MSN, MA, RN, CSPI
384-287-19
(4.8 / 82 ratings )

This course is credentialed for:
Laboratory (1.00 Contact Hr)

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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. Measures to prepare for emergency bioterrorism are also presented.

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 the 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
 
Level of Instruction: Basic
 

 
Accreditation Information
 
This course is intended for multiple professions, including nurses, EMTs/paramedics, laboratory professionals, physicians, and respiratory therapists.
 
Laboratory professionals: Take this version of the course to ensure you receive appropriate credit.
 
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Relias LLC is approved as a provider of continuing education programs in the clinical laboratory sciences by the American Society for Clinical Laboratory Science (ASCLS) Professional Acknowledgment for Continuing Education (P.A.C.E.®) Program (provider #384).
 
384-287-19 "Biological Weapons & Emergency Preparedness‚ Part 2: Botulism and Smallpox" is approved 08/2/2019 to 08/31/2021.
 
OnCourse Learning is also approved by the Florida Board of Clinical Laboratory Personnel (provider # 50-1489).

Course Originally Released on: 1/14/2002
Date of Most Recent Review: 5/15/2019
Course Termination/Update Date: 8/31/2021

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

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Rebecca M - Chandler, AZ  ·  Dec 09, 2019
It was relevant and informative.
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Matthew N - San Anselmo, CA  ·  Dec 07, 2019
Really nice material. Different content than standard laboratory modules.
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Eugene Gerard U - walnut creek, CA  ·  Dec 03, 2019
great it was very eduacational
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Zachary D - Chandler, AZ  ·  Dec 03, 2019
Great topic. Love learning about bacteria.
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Lorfreda V - Fontana, CA  ·  Dec 02, 2019
This is a very good review for healthcare workers.
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