Biological Weapons & Emergency Preparedness‚ Part 1 - CMEZ286

Biological Weapons & Emergency Preparedness‚ Part 1

Anthrax and Plague

by Dawn Demangone-Yoon, MD and Dana Bartlett, MSN, MA, RN, CSPI
CMEZ286
(4.5 / 141 ratings )

This course is credentialed for:
Medicine (1.00 Credits)
Physician (1.00 Credits)

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Summary:

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

Objectives:

The goal of this continuing education program is to familiarize healthcare providers with bioterrorism and its implications for care. Part 1 focuses on the history of bioterrorism, the healthcare provider’s role in recognizing the signs and management of anthrax and plague infection, and measures the government has instituted in preparation for possible bioterrorism attacks. Part 2 focuses on the healthcare provider’s role in emergency preparedness and response and on keys to recognizing and responding to botulism and smallpox. After studying the information presented here, you will be able to:
  • Discuss the history of bioterrorism
  • Describe the signs, symptoms, and management of anthrax and plague infection
  • Discuss measures the government has instituted in case of bioterrorism attacks
 

 
Accreditation Information
 
This course is intended for multiple professions, including nurses, EMTS/paramedics, laboratory professionals, physicians, and respiratory therapists.
 
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Physician Continuing Education Credit
 
OnCourse Learning designates this enduring activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
 
Physician Assistant Continuing Education Credit
 
American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA) accepts certificates of participation for educational activities certified for AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM from organizations accredited by ACCME or a recognized state medical society. Physician assistants may receive a maximum of 1.0 hour of Category I credit for completing this program.
 
Disclosures
 
There is no commercial support provided for this online educational activity.

Course Originally Released on: 12/17/2001
Date of Most Recent Review: 5/15/2019
Course Termination/Update Date: 5/15/2022

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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Joyce P - Louisville, KY  ·  Oct 11, 2019
Very interesting. Especially the history section
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Alan S - STUDIO CITY, CA  ·  May 24, 2019
Very concise, but informative
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MICHELLE C - Eagan, MN  ·  Mar 30, 2019
It really hasnt changed since 2001
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Lynn H - tampa, FL  ·  Feb 15, 2019
ok course to taketoday
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Justin C - Normal, IL  ·  Dec 21, 2018
very good would not change a thing and would recommend to others.
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