Target Audience:  Individuals filling a hospital patient decon team safety officer or team leader position.

Description:  Introduction to:

  • important physical, chemical, and other properties of hazardous materials
  • physical state of a hazardous material
  • toxicological principles and concepts to organize the medical management of hazmat patients.
  • toxicokinetics with toxicodynamics.
  • toxic syndromes (toxidromes) due to hazardous materials.
  • approach for treating victims of hazmat incidents
  • personal protective equipment (PPE) for hazardous materials incidents.
  • antidote indications, contraindications, complications, dosage and route.

Continuing education credits for the BHLS course include 3.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM

Periodicity:  Available to individuals or organizations anytime online.

Course Length:  3 Hours

Direct Contact:  http://www.ahls.org/ahls/ecs/courses/description.html?ctid=224#BHLS_Registration

Backup Point of Contact: Deb Teske; Teske.Deborah@mayo.edu


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