Recognition and Management of Bioterrorist Agents: An Overview

Fee:None
Length: 30 minutes
Description: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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This training was developed with the support of the UNC Preparedness and Emergency Response Learning Center (UNC PERLC), a funded project of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC Cooperative Agreement 1U90TP000415).
PERLC

Learning Objectives

Training Personnel

Author and Narrator:

David Weber, MD

Reviewers:

Aishwarya Palwai, MD and Christopher Woods , MD, MPH

The author(s) and reviewer(s) of this training have no personal financial relationships with commercial interests relevant to this presentation to disclose. Author, narrator, reviewer affiliations listed were current at the time of training development.

Competencies and Capability Functions Addressed

This training addresses selected applied epidemiology, core public health, and public health preparedness and response competencies and public health preparedness capability functions. (Please note: The competencies included on this site are just a few of the public health competencies which have been established. Training participants may find alignment between this training and other competency sets not included on this site.)

Applied Epidemiology Competencies Tier 1
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.

References

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

General Accounting Office (GAO)

Torok TJ, et al. JAMA 1997;278:389-395

Kolavic S, et al. JAMA 1997;278:396-398

Heritage Foundation

Kadlec, JAMA 1997;278:351-356

Christopher, JAMA 1997;278:412

MMWR 2000;49:1-14

Siegrist, Emerging Infectious Diseases 1999

US Army, Biologic Casualties Handbook, 2001

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