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Department of Homeland Security Shield / FEMA
Center for
Domestic Preparedness

Healthcare Facility Patient Decontamination

HCV14 AWR-934-V14
2 Contact Hours


The Healthcare Facility Patient Decontamination virtual healthcare topic gives students an awareness level understanding of hospital-based decontamination procedures. It identifies events that pose potential threats, different types of decontamination methods and procedures, and external resources overwhelmed facilities can utilize. It also explores the components that make up an Emergency Treatment Area and the materials and PPE needed to conduct patient decontamination.