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Emergency Response to Domestic Biological Incidents

ERDB PER-220 16 Contact Hours
Target Audience/Disciplines

The target audience for the Direct Delivery version of this course includes personnel from the disciplines above including: administrators, directors, mid-level supervisors, special operations teams, emergency responders, physicians, nurses, and veterinarians.


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This course is designed to help participants safely and effectively respond to a biological incident by using an integrated approach. The course provides detailed information about various biological agents and possible methods of dissemination-whether naturally occurring or intentional. Participants will identify appropriate assessment and response actions and will review personal protection, containment measures, and tools that may be accessed during a biological incident.

Course Offerings

No offerings at this time.

Prerequisites and Requirements

PER-220 Emergency Response to Domestic Biological Incidents