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Mass Prophylaxis Awareness for Public Health Emergencies

AWR314 - 3.00 Hours

Schedule

  • FP  AWR314  48
    No cost

Description

The Mass Prophylaxis Awareness for Public Health Emergencies course is a web-based course that enhances community preparedness by providing awareness-level training on the roles and responsibilities of the local public health community and its partners. The course covers local and federal resources and capabilities that may exist to help provide post-exposure prophylaxis for a large population in response to a catastrophic CBRNE or other public health event. It also reviews actions taken by a local jurisdiction during a public health emergency that require response at the local level and deployment of the Strategic National Stockpile (SNS).

Prerequisite

There are no prerequisites for this course.

Topics

Overview of Medical Countermeasures+Division of the Strategic National Stockpile+Community Medical Countermeasures Operations

Audience

This course provides awareness training for personnel within a jurisdiction who would be required to assist with or manage a public health emergency requiring mass prophylaxis. This course is appropriate for the Department of Homeland Security responder disciplines, such as:

  • law enforcement
  • fire services
  • emergency medical services
  • public health
  • health care
  • emergency management
  • public information
  • public works
  • government
  • community partners that may include
    • businesses
    • schools
    • private industry

Government Programs, Certifications and Accreditations

For DHS/FEMA Funded Courses, please contact (866) 878-8900

Education Credits

  • 0.3 CEUs

Contact Information

Reveca Ledesma

Phone: (979) 458-5614 | Tollfree: (866) 878-8900
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