Preparedness and Response

Learning Objectives

At the end of this module, the learner will be able to:

  • Recognize and diagnose a case patient infected with one of the ‘Class A’ pathogens which could be used as agents of bioterrorism.
  • Describe the hospital infection prevention practices to protect healthcare providers and prevent spread of bioterror agents within facilities.
  • Discuss when prophylaxis is indicated for pathogen exposure and what regimens are recommended.
Course summary
Course opens: 
03/01/2019
Course expires: 
03/01/2021

Original Author:

Kari Simonsen, MD
Associate Professor of Pediatrics
University of Nebraska Medical Center
Contracted Research: Cubist, Sanofi Pasteur

Original Contributing Author:

Sharon Medcalf, PhD
Assistant Professor of Medicine
University of Nebraska Medical Center
No relevant financial disclosures

Original Contributing Author:

Philip Smith, MD
Professor, Division of Infectious Diseases
University of Nebraska Medical Center
No relevant financial disclosures

 

Available Credit

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
03/01/2019
Course expires: 
03/01/2021
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