Beyond Anthrax: Bioterrorism and the Health Professions
Duration: 8 Hours
This course will take you beyond the 2001 anthrax attacks to delve into the murky world of bioterrorism. You will learn which bioagents are expected to join anthrax as weapons that could threaten our public health system and spread panic. You will understand the transmission and characteristics of infectious disease caused most likely agents of terrorism, from Arenaviridae to Yersinia pestis. Implement disease control strategies in your office. Calm patient fears by suggesting tactics that will enable them to provide their own safety measures.