Foreign Animal Disease Response (Train-the-Trainer)
This course includes an overview of agroterrorism and biosecurity, plus training modules on quarantine, personal protective equipment (PPE), depopulation and disposal of animals, and cleaning and disinfection. A foot-and-mouth disease outbreak scenario and emergency responder field notes are also featured.
At the end of this course, participants will be able to:
• Explain and discuss the critical role of emergency responders in a foreign animal disease event
• Identify and discuss the vulnerabilities of the agriculture sector
• Identify the procedures and resources required for establishment of a quarantine area during a foreign animal disease (FAD) outbreak
• Describe the proper procedures for inspection and use of levels of PPE described in this training
• Follow appropriate cleaning and disinfecting (C&D) procedures for people, vehicles, and property
• Identify euthanasia techniques
• Identify the key components in diseased animal disposal
• List and identify physical, cognitive, and emotional symptoms of traumatic stress in those involved during an FAD incident
• Function effectively in an assigned role in an FAD incident
• Increase understanding of the roles and responsibilities of multiple agencies and disciplines in an agriculture emergency
• Apply the information obtained during the course to a scenario-based activity
How this course is offered:
Delivered onsite at location specified by requesting jurisdictions. It is also occasionally offered at pre-designated sites (see below for available classes). For more information or to schedule a delivery, contact Jane Colacecchi at 515-279-4345 or at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Prerequisites & Other Information:
No tuition is charged.
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