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Planning, Response, and Management of a Biological Pathogen or Agent Incident

HMTV5 AWR-935-V5
1 Contact Hours


Discussion of the requirements and considerations for managing a response to a biological agent or pathogen. The program examines definition and types of biological agents or pathogens; modes and means of transmission; categories of biological agents; indications of a biological incident; response procedures for a biological incident; personal protective equipment and decontamination considerations for a biological incident; phases of a public health operations to mitigate the effects of a biological agent or pathogen, and procedures for responding to a suspicious package, container, mail, or substance.