Bioterrorism

 

Bioterrorism is a form of terrorism in which biological agents such as viruses, bacteria, or other germs are deployed in an effort to cause harm or death to people, plants, or animals. In this course you will learn how to prepare for and respond to bioterrorism in the workplace. This course is appropriate for all staff in any agency.

$19.95

Hours: 0.50
REL-ALL-0-BIOTER

Certificates

Certificates provided by accrediting body (1 Match)

North Carolina Division of Child Development and Early Education

0.5 HOURS


This course is approved by the North Carolina Division of Child Development and Early Education.

Course Details

Course Code: REL-ALL-0-BIOTER
Hours: 0.5
Type: Online Course
Content Expiration Date: 4/30/2022
Learning Objectives:
Define bioterrorism.
Identify select bioterrorism agents.
Examine requirements for bioterrorism preparation and response.

Outline:
Section 1: Introduction
A. About This Course
B. Learning Objectives
Section 2: Bioterrorism Basics
A. Bugs in Your Food?
B. Bioterrorism Defined
C. Bioterrorism in Perspective
D. Occupational Standards Today
E. Summary
Section 3: A Survey of Bioterrorism Threat Agents
A. Categories of Bioterrorism Pathogens
B. Anthrax
C. Botulism
D. Plague
E. Review
F. Summary
Section 4: Preparation and Response
A. Outbreak Measures
B. Public Health Preparedness
C. Threat/Hazard Recognition
D. What You Can Do
E. Review
F. Summary
Section 5: Conclusion
A. Summary
B. Course Contributors
C. Resources
D. References
E. Congratulations

Instructor: Anthony Barone, M.P.H., PMP, CEM, CBCP, CHS-V, CHMM, FF/EMT
Mr. Anthony A. Barone is a driver of health, safety and security solutions in emergency management, business continuity management, public safety, public health, pre-hospital, hospital, and healthcare preparedness through uncompromising consultation, advisement, collaboration and service. He is committed to leading efforts that contribute to a healthier, safer and more secure world. Mr. Barone brings over fifteen years of planning, mitigation, prevention, protection, preparedness, response and recovery experience at the tactical, operational, strategic and policy levels of private sector, academia and all levels of government (i.e. local, state and Federal). He holds a Masters of Public Health (M.P.H.) in Toxicology and Risk Assessment, and a Graduate Certificate in Disaster Management, from the College of Public Health, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL; and a Bachelor’s of Art in Zoology from Miami University, Oxford, OH. As a certified Firefighter II, Emergency Medical Technician (EMT), Emergency Manager, Homeland Security Level-V, Hazardous Materials Manager, and Project Manager, Mr. Barone strives to keep current with tactical-to-policy level industry leading practices. Currently, Mr. Barone serves as a Senior Management Analyst - Emergency Management at GAP Solutions, Inc.; a CBRN Safety Officer with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response, National Disaster Medical System, Disaster Medical Assistance Team, Maryland-1; an operational volunteer Firefighter II and EMT with the Fairfax County Fire and Rescue Department; the Secretary and Community Representative of the Alexandria Citizen Corps Council; a member of the Alexandria/Arlington Leadership Council of the American Red Cross, National Capital Region; and a Public Health and Medical Consultant, Advisor and Volunteer with the Alexandria Medical Reserve Corps.  Disclosure: Anthony Barone, M.P.H., PMP, CEM, CBCP, CHS-V, CHMM, FF/EMT has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.
Target Audience:
The target audience for this course is: General Staff; in the following settings: All Healthcare Settings.
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All courses offered by Relias Learning, LLC are developed from a foundation of diversity, inclusiveness, and a multicultural perspective. Knowledge, values and awareness related to cultural competency are infused throughout the course content.
To earn continuing education credit for this course you must achieve a passing score of 80% on the post-test and complete the course evaluation.
Course Delivery Method and Format
Asynchronous Distance Learning with interactivity which includes quizzes with questions/answers, and posttests.
Accommodations
If you require special accommodations to complete this module, please contact Relias Customer Support by calling (800) 381-2321 or emailing support@relias.com