OVERVIEW

Bioterrorism for Healthcare Professionals is organized by AchieveCE. This course has been approved for a maximum of 4.0 Contact Hours.

Target Audience:
• Nursing
• Registered Nurse (RN)
• Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN)
• Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)
• Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)

Activity overview:
This course is designed to provide health care professionals with a deeper understanding of the various agents that may be used in a bioterrorism attack, the treatment protocols that may be utilized during such attacks, and recommended guidelines for reporting attacks and creating a bioterrorism disaster plan.

Learning Objectives:
At the conclusion of this activity, participants will be able to:
• Define biological, chemical, and radiological bioterrorism.
• Identify the role of the health care provider in the event of a bioterrorism attack.
• Identify common bacterial and viral agents that may be used in a bioterrorism attack.
• Describe the steps that should be taken in response to various biological agents.
• Identify various toxins that may be used in a bioterrorism attack.
• Describe the appropriate response to an attack using various toxins.
• Describe the steps that should be taken following a chemical attack.
• Describe the ways in which terrorists may commit a radiological attack.
• Describe the various treatments that may be used following radiation exposure.
• Describe the various types of personal protective equipment that may be used when dealing with a biological, chemical, or radiological attack.

Topic(s)

This course fulfills the state-required mandatory topic(s) credit requirements for license renewal.
Bioterrorism

ACCREDITATION & CREDITS

Credits
  • Contact Hours - 4
  • TARGET AUDIENCE

    Nursing

    SPECIALITIES

    NursingOccupational MedicineOccupational TherapyOccupational Therapy AssistantSpeech Language PathologyNutritionNurse Practitioners

    REFUND POLICY & CANCELLATION

    Suppose you cancel the course booking within 14 calendar days of receiving your order confirmation and before the start of the course. In that case, you are entitled to a refund of the price paid after deducting the online transaction charges.

    For the avoidance of doubt, the cancellation period will expire 14 days after the date of the Order Confirmation.

    If you start to use our services during the cancellation period (i.e., if the course commences during the 14-day cancellation period) and/or if you access the course materials via our online course spaces (i.e., via our virtual learning environment), no refund will be payable.

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