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Last approved: Thu, 12 Jan 2017 09:01:46 GMT

Last edit: Wed, 11 Jan 2017 15:26:08 GMT

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School of Medicine and Health Sciences
Clinical Leadership (CL)
EHS
2161
Principles of Hazardous Materials and CBRNE Incident Management
Hazmat and CBRNE Incident Mgmt
Summer 2017
3
Course Type
Lecture
Default Grading Method
Letter Grade
students in the health sciences program or with the instructor's permission
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No

Corequisites
4 credits in courses in biology or anatomy and physiology; or HSCI 2102
20
Dr. Steven Hatfill
Frequency of Offering

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Are there Course Equivalents?
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Examination of hazardous materials and their risks, including chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear, and explosives (CBRNE). Identification of hazardous materials and related problems, precautions in approaching the contaminated patient, protective clothing, decontamination, and management of selected hazards, and countermeasures.
1. Discuss hazardous materials and their risks to life, health, property and commerce to understand appropriate countermeasures.
2. Identify physics and medical effects of blasts, countermeasures, and response associated with CBRNE incidents.
3. Recognize dermal toxicants, medical effects, protective equipment, and response associated with CBRNE incidents.
4. Describe pulmonary toxicants, medical effects, personal protective equipment, and response in CBRNE incidents.
5. Identify radiological materials, medical effects, protective equipment and procedures, and response in CBRNE incidents.

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