Healthcare Response to Weapons of Mass Destruction

Objectives

Upon completion of this course, the learner will be able to:

  • Describe categories of weapons of mass destruction.
  • Identify symptoms of select biological, chemical and radiological threats.
  • Discuss treatment of select biological, chemical and radiological threats.
  • Describe personal protective equipment (PPE) for biological, chemical and radiological threats.
  • Discuss syndromic surveillance and reporting procedures for acts of terrorism involving biological agents.
  • Identify how to use the Health Alert Network.
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Approved By: The Nevada State Board of Nursing accepts continuing nursing education that is approved by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation. Access Continuing Education, Inc. is approved as a provider
CE Credits: 7.4 Contact Hours; credit available until 2/24/2015

Access Continuing Education, Inc. is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.
CME Credits:

7.4 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. Access Continuing Education, Inc. partners with the Institute for Medical and Nursing Education to provide CME credit. Click here to be taken to the CME credit course.

Cost: $60.00 *NOTE: If your association, employer, or organization is paying for this course, and you log in utilizing the correct procedure provided by your association/employer/organization, you will not be charged upon completion of the test. Be sure to check with your association/employer/organization for the correct login procedure.
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Authors: Steve Weinman, RN, BSN
Silvia Y. Beaupre, MS, RN, CS, NP, PMHNP-BC
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