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Nevada: Bioterrorism and Weapons of Mass Destruction

Nevada: Bioterrorism and Weapons of Mass Destruction

Nevada: Bioterrorism and Weapons of Mass Destruction

Susan Walters Schmid, PhD
Susan Walters Schmid, PhD
on behalf of ATrain Education

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Launch date: 23 Mar 2017
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Last updated: 04 Apr 2017

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Description

Defines terrorism, bioterrorism, and weapons of mass destruction and summarizes the diseases and agents most commonly used as chemical, biological, radiologic, and nuclear weapons. Outlines CDC recommendations and best practices and discusses the components and use of the Nevada Health Alert Network (HAN).

Objectives

Objectives
Define terrorism, bioterrorism, and weapons of mass destruction (WMD) and list four main types of WMD.

For a chemical weapons event, summarize the agents most commonly used, the epidemiologic clues to and symptoms of a chemical release, and the appropriate first-receiver actions.

For a bioterrorism event, outline the CDC’s three categories of agents, the clinical features of high-priority agents, and the best practices and reporting procedures for first receivers.

Describe the clinical features and treatment of exposure or injury from radiation, including acute radiation syndrome (ARS), and demonstrate ways to protect staff and patients during a radiation incident.

Discuss the components and use of the Nevada Health Alert Network (HAN).
Susan Walters Schmid, PhD

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Susan Walters Schmid, PhD
on behalf of ATrain Education

Susan Schmid earned BA degrees in History and European Studies from George Mason University, a Master's degree in Public History from Appalachian State University, and a PhD in History from Arizona State University. In addition to her PhD she earned a Certificate in Scholarly Publishing from ASU. Susan has served as an editor for several scholarly presses. She worked as a desktop publishing specialist for Arizona State University and taught several courses for the History Department as well as "Introduction to Scholarly Publishing" and "Scholarly Editing" for the Scholarly Publishing Program

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  • American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC)
  • 4.00 Hours

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