AWR314 – 3.00 Hours

Schedule

FP AWR314 76Register

Address

TEEX-Internet Moodle Campus

Texas A&M University Systems Building
College Station, TX 77845

Instructor

Juan I. Guerrero

Start Time

12:01 AM Saturday, February 01, 2020

This schedule is subject to change without notice. If you have not received confirmation of the class prior to the class start, please contact the division at (866) 878-8900 or esti@teex.tamu.edu to get the latest schedule.

Course Description

The Medical Countermeasures 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).

Prerequisites

There are no prerequisites for this course.

Attendance Requirements

To meet attendance requirements, participants must review each training module and complete all required course assignments, activities, quizzes, and/or end of course exam.

Topics

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

Suggested 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

Continuing Education And Professional Credits

  • 0.2 CEUs

Government Programs

Contact Information

Kelsey Kilgore

Phone: (979) 458-5614
Email: kelsey.kilgore@teex.tamu.edu

Resources

Executive Summary

Policies

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The course was outstanding. I went from basic knowledge on fires to being able to capture flaming valves and flanges, extinguish open hydrocarbon fires and conduct search and rescue in a short five days….This is a highly professional course.

— Dave LaBorde, Client, BP Atlantis
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