Monday, April 29, 2019: 9:00a – 4:00p
Memorial Satilla Health, Cafetorium in the Annex Building
1900 Tebeau St, Waycross, GA 31501
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*All class dates, times and locations are subject to change*
Program Description: Describes the medical impact of various chemical poisons. It will provide a framework to enhance recognition of the common health effects of apparently disparate chemical toxins, describe the risk to various healthcare workers, and introduce clinical and public health management strategies. The traditional military warfare chemical agents will not be covered in these lectures.
Target Audience: This one-day course is intended for pre-hospital care providers and first receivers as well as public health responders (e.g. physicians, nurses, paramedics, and law enforcement).
Fees: No Fees are charged for CE activities
After the completion of this training course participants will be able to:
- Understand the concept of radiological and chemical agents of opportunity (AoO)
- Identify possible terrorist use and discuss past mass exposure to AoO
- Describe the major health effects of agents of opportunity
- Identify the unique patterns of injury that chemical explosions can cause including thermal injuries
- Identify primary treatment modalities for victims
- Appreciate the basis for increased public health preparedness for these agents
- Understand the psychological impact of mass casualties from such exposures
- Ziad Kazzi, MD
Continuing Education Credits:
This course has been approved for 5.75 CNE and 8.0 EMS Credits
This activity has been approved for 5.75 contact hours of continuing nursing education. Licensed nurses must view the presentation in its entirety and complete the course evaluation in order to receive continuing education credit. Continuing education credit will be provided through the Georgia Department of Public Health. Georgia Department of Public Health is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Alabama Nurses State Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. No influential financial relationships have been disclosed by planners or presenters which would influence the planning of this activity. No commercial support has influenced the planning of the educational objectives and content of this activity. This activity is eligible to award contact hours until 04/29/2021.