NAME Bioterrorism- The Public Health Threat
COURSE STARTS Open Enrollment
COURSE ENDS 7 weeks to complete from date of registration
LEVEL OF TRAINING Aware
CONTACT HOURS 6
COURSE DESCRIPTION

This course will provide a fundamental understanding of the threat of bioterrorism and the public health challenges resulting from this threat. Participants will be introduced to: biological warfare and biological terrorism; the historical use of biological agents as warfare agents; the nature and extent of the threat of biological terrorism; factors that effect dissemination of biological agents; core public health responsibilities in responding to a bioterrorism incident; and factors that affect a public health response to a bioterrorist event.


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