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REG104 - Bioterrorism: Nevada and Texas (5.0 HR)

 

Purpose: To enhance the participant's knowledge of potential biological, chemical, radiological terrorism agents and blast injuries, signs and symptoms, and reporting procedures should an event occur or be suspected. Objectives: 1. List potential bioterrorism and chemical agents (CDC), radiation and blast injuries as acts of terrorism; 2. List & discuss categories of high risk potential bioterrorism and chemical agents; 3. Explore history, clinical features, treatment, modes of transmission, infection control/isolation precautions, post exposure management, and patient/visitor / public information for each of the agents described; 4. Discuss blast injuries; 5. Identify information available with and use of the Health Alert Network. Continuing Education Credits: 5.0 contact hours Iowa BON #335; 5.0 contact hours CA Board of Nursing CEP 14033; 5.0 contact hours CE Broker # 50-4572 Florida and District of Columbia; 5.0 contact hours for Social Work State of Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation. License No. 159.001315; 5.0 contact hours for Physical Therapy State of Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation. License No. 216.000284; 5.0 contact hours for Occupational Therapy State of Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation. License No. 224.000164; 5.0 CE hours for certified nursing assistants; long term care department heads; and other health care disciplines.