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CSB&EI Clinical Fact Sheets
Bioterrorism agent specific fact sheets for clinical settings.

CDC Bioterrorism Agent Sheets
Disease/agent specific information pertaining to two basic categories: biological agents/diseases and chemical agents.

CDC Media Fact Sheets
Disease/agent specific information pertaining to biological agents/diseases.

APIC Bioterrorism Agent Sheets
A collection of Fact Sheets submitted to the Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology (APIC) by their membership

HHS Fact Sheet Medical Response in Emergencies: HHS Role
January 25, 2001

U.S. Department of State Fact Sheets Parties and Signatories of the Biological Weapons Convention
December 11, 2002

U.S. Department of State Fact Sheets U.S. Efforts to Combat the Biological Weapons Threat
November 14, 2002

U.S. Department of State Fact Sheets Defending Against Biological Terrorism
February 5, 2002

U.S. Department of State Fact Sheets The Biological Weapons Convention
May 22, 2002

 

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CSB&EI Clinical PowerPoint Presentations
Clinical PowerPoint presentations on primary bioterrorism agents.
 

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   Inhalational Anthrax
 
   Cutaneous Anthrax
 
   Mass Casualty Disaster Plan Checklist
   
   Reporting a Biological Incident
   
   Reporting a Biological Incident in Missouri
   
   Isolation Guidelines
   
   Submitting Lab Specimens
   
   Submitting Lab Specimens in Missouri
   

Homeland Defense Biological and Chemical Agent Quick Reference Tables
March 12, 2002

 

  Case Studies

 

Plague: Identification, Diagnosis, and Treatment of a Potential Bioterrorism-Related Disease Case Study SP0003
Online Continuing Education Program from Sigma Theta Tau International
Terri Rebmann, RN, MSN, CIC - for
nurses working in primary care settings. The purpose is to improve the identification, diagnosis, and treatment of patients with potential bioterrorism-related illnesses by nurses practicing in primary care settings.

Epidemiological Investigation of a Bioterrorism Attack Using Anthrax - Case Study SP0002
Online Continuing Education Program from Sigma Theta Tau International
Terri Rebmann, RN, MSN, CIC - for Professional nurses, nursing faculty, nursing students and nurses working in public health. The purpose is to improve the identification, investigation and reporting of potential bioterrorism events by nurses practicing in public health settings.

Assessing Facility Bioterrorism Preparedness: A Guide for Infection Control Professionals
This e-learning program is designed to help ICPs in their vital role in facility assessment for bioterrorism preparedness. Tools, templates, scenarios, and resources are discussed for assessment and emergency management of a bioterrorist event. The roles of ICPs and public health are stressed in planning and coordination of emergency responses.

What we need to know about bioterrorism preparedness: Results from focus groups conducted at APIC 2000
From the Center for the Study of Bioterrorism and Emerging Infections, School of Public Health, Saint Louis University.
Reprint requests: Brooke N. Shadel, PhD, MPH, Center for the Study of Bioterrorism and Emerging Infections, School of Public Health, Saint Louis University, 3663 Lindell Blvd, St Louis, MO 63108.
Copyright © 2001 by the Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology, Inc.
0196-6553/2001/$35.00 + 0 17/46/119821
doi:10.1067/mic.2001.119821

 

 

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