Nevada – Terrorism Response for Nursing Professionals – 4 Hours

$25.00

Description

This module is designed to offer up-to-date information, sourced from the Department of Health and Human Services and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, on the most commonly used diseases and agents, such as chemical, biological, radiological, and nuclear weapons, in acts of terrorism and bioterrorism. It provides guidance on the best practices and recommendations and explains the components and use of the Health Alert Network (HAN) for Bioterrorism Response.

Upon completion of this course, you will be able to: 

  • Define acts of terrorism/bioterrorism and weapons of mass destruction (WMD).
  • Identify the significant biological threat agents.
  • Describe the natural transmission of Category A biological agents.
  • Describe clinical presentations of Category A biological agents.
  • Describe available treatments and prophylaxis options
  • Identify the conditions and agents most commonly used as chemical, radiologic, and nuclear weapons.
  • Summarize the clinical features and treatment of acute radiation exposure.
  • Define the epidemiologic clues, symptoms of a chemical release, and appropriate first-receiver actions.
  • List the CDC recommendations for responding to a bioterrorism incident and identify best practices for hospitals facing such an event.
  • Explain the use of the National Incident Management System (NIMS) structure and State/National Health Alert Network (HAN).

 

Contact Hours: 4 Hours 

Course Format: Online Independent Self-study Course.

Certificate: Printable (PDF) Certificate By Email 

Approved By:  Nevada State Board of Dental Examiners & Nevada Board of Nursing (Nevada Board of Nursing Rule Approved Provider) 

Note: This course DOES NOT provide AMA Category-1 credit.

Biologix Solutions LLC is approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing (CEP15746), Florida, Georgia, Arkansas, South Carolina, District of Columbia, and West Virginia Board of Nursing (CEBroker 50-12950).

AGD PACE Approval: Biologix Solutions LLC is designated an Approved PACE Program Provider by the Academy of General Dentistry. This program provider’s formal dental continuing education programs are accepted by AGD for Fellowship, Mastership, and membership maintenance credit. Approval does not imply acceptance by a state or provincial board of dentistry or AGD endorsement. The current term of approval extends from 4/20/2013 to 4/30/2021. Provider ID: 352738.

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