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Preparing for Bioterrorism - 60068
Preparing for Bioterrorism
Nurses on the Front Line

60068 l 5.00 contact hrs
by Connie C. Chettle, MS, MPH, RN and Jeff Hamilton, RN, BA, CEN and Knox Andress, RN, BA, FAEN
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The purpose of this program is to inform nurses about the history, epidemiology, diagnoses and treatment of the infectious agents most likely to be used in a bioterrorism attack. After studying the information presented here, you will be able to:
  • Discuss biological weapon use in the United States.
  • Identify potential bioterrorist agents and describe methods for dissemination.
  • Describe how to recognize bioterrorism, the initial patient assessment, and the isolation precautions and decontamination procedures used for each agent.
  • Discuss anthrax and smallpox, including the signs and symptoms and treatment options.
  • Discuss additional agents: botulism, plague, tularemia and the viral hemorrhagic fever viruses, including the signs and symptoms and treatment options.
  • Describe prophylaxis for the diseases.

This course will be updated or discontinued on or before 8/29/2016

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