Recognition and Management of Bioterrorist Agents: An Overview


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Course Description

This course is provided by North Carolina Institute for Public Health and will require a secondary login and/or registration.

This presentation by Dr. David Weber, MD a faculty member in the Departments of Medicine, Pediatrics and Epidemiology in the Schools of Medicine and Public Health at UNC-CH, discusses biological agents that could be used by terrorists, the potential for their use and the epidemiology and recognition of these agents.                                 

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Target Audience

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Learning Objectives

Having completed this course, the learner will be able to:

  1. Understand the risks posed by bioterrorism in the USA
  2. Be aware of potential bioterrorist agents
  3. Understand the epidemiology and recognition of bioterrorist agents

Council of Linkages Core Competencies for Public Health Professionals (COL)/COL Tier(s)

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Professional/Disciplinary Competencies

Applied Epidemiology Competencies

  • Recognize the existence of a public health problem (I.A.1)

Public Health Preparedness & Response Core Competencies

  • 3.2 Contribute expertise to the development of emergency plans 


Online/ Self-study

Credit /CEU

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30 mins.


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