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Course Description

AWR-314-W - Mass Prophylaxis Awareness for Public Health Emergencies

Description
The Mass Prophylaxis Awareness for Public Health Emergencies course is a web-based course that enhances community preparedness by providing awareness-level training on the roles and responsibilities of the local public health community and its partners. The course covers local and federal resources and capabilities that may exist to help provide post-exposure prophylaxis for a large population in response to a catastrophic CBRNE or other public health event. It also reviews actions taken by a local jurisdiction during a public health emergency that require response at the local level and deployment of the Strategic National Stockpile (SNS).

Prerequisite
There are no prerequisites for this class

Topics
  • Overview of Medical Countermeasures
  • Division of the Strategic National Stockpile
  • Community Medical Countermeasures Operations
Audience
This course provides awareness training for personnel within a jurisdiction who would be required to assist with or manage a public health emergency requiring mass prophylaxis. This course is appropriate for the Department of Homeland Security responder disciplines, such as:

  • law enforcement
  • fire services
  • emergency medical services
  • public health
  • health care
  • emergency management
  • public information
  • public works
  • government
  • community partners that may include
  • businesses
  • schools
  • private industry
Education Credits
0.30 CEU

Prerequisites & Other Information:
Contact Information

Clara Taylor-Gurode
Phone: (979) 458-5614
clara.taylor-gurode@teex.tamu.edu  


Cost:
No tuition is charged.


Course Specifics

Hours: 3.00
Provider: TEEX
Sponsor: DHS-FEMA TEI
Disciplines: Government Administration
Public Safety Communications
Hazmat
Volunteer Organization
Health Care
Law Enforcement
Military
Private Industry
Public Health
Public Works
Education
Elected Official
Emergency Management
Emergency Medical Service
Fire Service



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