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Course Description

PER-220 - Emergency Response to Domestic Biological Incidents

Target Audience/Disciplines

The target audience for the Direct Delivery version of this course includes personnel from the disciplines above including: administrators, directors, mid-level supervisors, special operations teams, emergency responders, physicians, nurses, and veterinarians.


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This course is designed to help participants safely and effectively respond to a biological incident by using an integrated approach. The course provides detailed information about various biological agents and possible methods of dissemination-whether naturally occurring or intentional. Participants will identify appropriate assessment and response actions and will review personal protection, containment measures, and tools that may be accessed during a biological incident.

Prerequisites & Other Information:
Participation in this training program should be limited to mid-level supervisors or emergency responders and planners who are responsible for responding to WMD incidents. Specifically, they should be assigned or programmed for assignment to positions where they will develop departmental policies and procedures regarding first-responder actions during biological incidents, or positions where they will develop or deliver training associated with preparing their departments for performing these responsibilities during such incidents. At the time of course enrollment, participants' agencies' must verify general prerequisites. Participants must have a picture ID (preferably agency-issued), which they will present to instructors prior to the start of instruction. Personnel should meet the following prerequisites to attend this course:
- Successful completion of a WMD Awareness-level training course
- Assignment to a supervisory position or a position responsible for development and delivery of training focused on responding to a biological incident; or assignment to a supervisory or management position responsible for the development of departmental policies and procedures governing the actions of emergency responders during WMD incidents.

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No tuition is charged.

Course Specifics

Hours: 16.00
Provider: Center for Domestic Preparedness
Disciplines: Emergency Management
Emergency Medical Service
Fire Service
Government Administration
Health Care
Law Enforcement
Public Health
Public Safety Communications
Public Works

Available Classes

ViewCourse NumberClass NameLocationDatesSeats Available 
View class PER-220 Emergency Response to Domestic Biological IncidentsWilliamson County EMS Training
3189 SE Inner Loop, Bldg. 1
Georgetown, TX 78626
02/11/2019 - 02/12/2019 18 View Details
View class PER-220 Emergency Response to Domestic Biological IncidentsDenton County Elections Administration
701 Kimberly Dr., A101
Corinth, TX 76208
03/27/2019 - 03/28/2019 WAITLIST View Details
Total of 2

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