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HAZMAT for Healthcare Providers: Awareness Level -2017

Goal/ Intended Audience

This course is intended for health care workers in a hospital environment who may potentially have contact with a contaminated patient. The presence of hazardous materials in an Emergency Department is a risk to everyone - hospital personnel, patients and other people within the hospital. During HAZMAT incidents, hospital personnel should have two main goals: - To protect both themselves and others from exposure to the hazardous material - To provide the same...

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HAZMAT for Healthcare Providers: Operations Level -2017

Goal/Intended Audience

This course is intended for health care workers in a hospital environment who may need to respond to an incident involving a contaminated patient on the operations level. Prerequisite: HAZMAT Awareness for Healthcare Providers is a prerequisite for this course.

Course Content

There are four modules in this course:

  1. Toxicology and Health Safety Basics
  2. Reference Materials
  3. Personal Protective Equipment for First...
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Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

A collage of public health emergency response situations involving personal protective equipment

There are four sections in this course:

  • Section 1: Importance of PPE
  • Section 2: Incidents, Hazards, and PPE
  • Section 3: Donning and Doffing PPE
  • Section 4: Activity – PPE Challenge!

There are review questions at the end of Sections 1 through 3. These review questions provide you with an opportunity to apply the knowledge and skills presented in these sections. There is a Post-Test at the end of the course. 

A Certificate of...

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HAZMAT Awareness for First Responders - 2015

Hazardous materials notice placard

There are four sections in this course:

  • Section 1: Hospital ‘First Receivers’ and Contaminated Patients in the Hospital
  • Section 2: Recognizing Hazardous Substances in the Emergency Department
  • Section 3: Understanding The Hospital’s Response Plan & Your Role
  • Section 4: Common Hazardous Substances in Your Community

There are review questions at the end of each section. These review questions will provide you with an...

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