Responding to Bioterrorism

Course Description:

In this course, you will learn what constitutes a bioterrorism event. In addition, CDC categories for bioterrorism agents and their category traits are reviewed.

Pediatric care and treatment, clinical features and infection control transmission precautions for Anthrax, Smallpox, and Plague are overviewed to assist you in preparing your response. The Resource section provides additional websites and references.

*Last updated 2012.


Additional Courses: (click links below)

JumpSTART Pediatric MCI Triage Tool

AHRQ - Pediatric Terrorism and Disaster Preparedness

AAP - Children and Disasters

ATSDR - Pediatric Environmental Health Specialty Units

CDC - Mass Casualties Predictor

OSHA - Best Practices for Hospital-Based First Receivers

OSHA - Incident Command System eTool

Sign Language for Emergencies

U.S. Army RDECOM Laboratory information resources

Institute for Biosecurity - Saint Louis University School of Public Health

CDC - Bioterrorism links

Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology, Inc.

American College of Physicians

Hospital Guidelines for Pediatric Preparedness