Bioterrorism and Weapons of Mass Destruction: Emergency Preparedness for Nevada Nurses
Objectives: Describe terrorism and weapons of mass destruction. Identify appropriate personal protective equipment Discuss preparedness and response to biological, chemical, and nuclear agents. Review signs and symptoms of exposure to and emergency treatment for patients exposed to biological, chemical, and nuclear agents. Describe syndromic surveillance and reporting procedures. Explain the Health Alert Network.
Description: REQUIRED FOR NEVADA RN/LPN: Fulfills Nevada bioterrorism CE requirement. Prepare for and respond effectively to an act of bioterrorism involving WMDs, methods of protection for nurses and patients, and the role of HAN and NVHAN.