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Jan 12, 2017 by Catherine Golden (cagw)
EHS 2161 : Principles of Hazardous Materials and CBRNE Incident Management
Thu, 12 Jan 2017 09:01:46 GMT
Wed, 11 Jan 2017 15:26:08 GMT
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Emergency Health Services (EHS)
Programs referencing this course
CHS-BSHS: Clinical Health Sciences
: Global Leadership in Disaster Response
GLDR-BSHS: Global Leadership in Disaster Response
LEADR-BSHS: Leadership for Emergency Action and Disaster Response
School of Medicine and Health Sciences
Clinical Leadership (CL)
Long Course Title
Principles of Hazardous Materials and CBRNE Incident Management
Short Course Title
Hazmat and CBRNE Incident Mgmt
Number of Credits
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students in the health sciences program or with the instructor's permission
Repeatable for Credit?
4 credits in courses in biology or anatomy and physiology; or HSCI 2102
Dr. Steven Hatfill
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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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