Biological Weapons & Emergency Preparedness‚ Part 1 Anthrax and Plague

by Instructor: Capt. (ret.) Roberta Proffitt Lavin, APRN-BC, PhD; Instructor: Dana Bartlett, RN, MSN, MA, CSPI; Instructor: Dawn Demangone-Yoon, MD; Instructor: Janet Sprehe, DNP, APN-BC, RN-BC, CVRN; Instructor: Lisa Schemmel-Rettenmeier, RN, MSN, EdD; Instructor: Molly Frommelt-Kuhle, RN, PhD; Instructor: Richard Stilp, RN, MA, CHSP

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Course Overview

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

About the Course Author

Roberta Proffitt Lavin, APRN-BC, PhD, is chairwoman and professor of nursing and health at Clarke University in Dubuque, Iowa, and former director of Human Services Emergency Preparedness and Response in the Administration for Children and Families, part of the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services. Capt. (ret.) Roberta Proffitt Lavin, APRN-BC, PhD has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.
Dana Bartlett, MSN, MA, RN, CSPI, has 17 years of ICU and ED experience. He currently works as a hotline operator at the Rocky Mountain Poison and Drug Center in Denver, Colorado. He has been published in peer-reviewed nursing journals and has authored many online continuing education modules. Dana Bartlett, RN, MSN, MA, CSPI has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.
Dr. Demangone-Yoon is a board-certified emergency medicine physician who has been in clinical practice for more than 20 years. Additionally, she has remained active in medical education during her career through multiple formats including an emergency medicine residency program and online medical education companies.

 

Dawn Demangone-Yoon, MD has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.
Janet S. Sprehe, DNP, APN-BC, RN-BC, CVRN, most recently updated this module. She is the program director of simulations at the James A. Haley VA Hospital in Tampa, Fla., a VISN 8 VA simulation champion and a nursing faculty member at the University of South Florida. Janet Sprehe, DNP, APN-BC, RN-BC, CVRN has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.
Lisa Schemmel-Rettenmeier, RN, MSN, EdD, is an instructor of nursing at Clarke University in Dubuque, Iowa. Lisa Schemmel-Rettenmeier, RN, MSN, EdD has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.
Molly Frommelt-Kuhle, RN, PhD, is a full-time faculty member at Clarke University in Dubuque, Iowa. Molly Frommelt-Kuhle, RN, PhD has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.
Richard Stilp, RN, MA, CHSP, is director of the Central Florida Fire Academy and executive board member of the Florida Fire Training Directors Association. Richard Stilp, RN, MA, CHSP has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.
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  • California Board of Registered Nursing

    1.00HOURS

    Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, CEP# 13791 Nurses will receive 1.0 contact hours for participating in this course.
  • District of Columbia Board of Nursing

    1.00HOURS

    District of Columbia Board of Nursing Approved Continuing Education program (CEBroker Provider #50-290).
    Nurses will receive 1.0 contact hours for participating in this course.
  • Florida Board of Nursing

    1.00HOURS

    Florida Board of Nursing (CEBroker Provider #50-290).
    Nurses will receive 1.0 contact hours for participating in this course.
  • American Association for Respiratory Care

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    This program has been approved as non-traditional Continuing Respiratory Care Education (CRCE) credit by the American Association for Respiratory Care, 9425 N. MacArthur Blvd. Suite 100 Irving TX 75063.


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    This module is approved for 1.0 contact hours by Florida Board of Respiratory Care.
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    Nurses will receive 1.0 contact hours for participating in this course.
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Course Details
  • Course Code:

    REL-ACU-0-CE286-60
  • Hours:

    1.00
  • Type:

    Online Course
  • Release Date:

    2020-04-01
  • Expiration Date:

    2022-05-31
  • Learning Objectives:

    Describe the signs, symptoms, and management of anthrax and plague ; Discuss the history of bioterrorism; Recognize the symptoms of most likely biological agents
  • Target Audience:

    The target audience for this course is: Advanced level Emergency Medical Personnel; Entry level Clinical Laboratory Personnel; Nurses; Physicians; Respiratory Therapists; in the following settings: Acute Care Facility.
  • Course Delivery Method and Format:

    Asynchronous/Online Distance Learning; please see certificate details for specifics on delivery format.
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    Reference herein to any specific commercial product, process, or service by trade name, trademark, service mark, manufacturer or otherwise does not constitute or imply any endorsement, recommendation, or favoring of, or affiliation with, Relias, LLC.
    All characteristics and organizations referenced in the following training are fictional. Any resemblance to any actual organizations or persons living or dead, is purely coincidental.
    To earn continuing education credit for this course you must achieve a passing score of 80% on the post-test and complete the course evaluation.
  • Accommodations:

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  • Disclosures:

    Expert Reviewers, Instructors, and Staff Writers disclosures will be listed above after the individuals' biographical paragraph. All other members involved within the planning of this educational activity have declared no conflict of interest exists when planning and developing this course.
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