Medical Responses to Terrorism

  Medical Responses to Terrorism
- Internet Guides
- Internet Sites
- Organizations, Associations, and Agencies
- Consumer Health Information
- Electronic Newsletters and Journals
- Multimedia Resources
- Teaching and Learning
- Other Resources

Internet Guides
Links organized by subject compiled by the Houston Healthways project in Houston, Texas. Resources for professionals and the general public are included.
Bioterrorism Bibliographies and Resources
Web and print resource guide compiled by the Medical Library Association
Crossroads: Nerve and Biological Agents
Links compiled by the National Safety Council
CSB & E : Center for the Study of Bioterrorism and Emerging Infections
large and well-annotated site with information about the Center at St. Louis University and links to multiple internet resources organized by topic
Disaster Handouts & Links
Provided by David Baldwin's Trauma Information Pages, a lengthy annotated list of sites on disaster and mental health.
Emergency Preparedness/Bioterrorism Links
Links collected by the National Health Policy Forum organized by issuing agency.
HardinMD : Bioterrorism/Biological Warfare
A directory of directories, including links to related Hardin pages, Anthrax, Toxicology, and Smallpox.
Resources : Hospital Readiness, Response, and Recovery Resources
Disaster planning resources compiled by the American Hospital Association.
Portal site linking to various US government web sites concerning food safety and bioterrorism
Internet Sites
Improving Civilian Medical Response to Chemical or Biological Terrorist Incidents Interim Report on Current Capabilities (1998)
Full text of this 103 page report from the National Academies Commission on Life Sciences.
Who will pay for the adverse events resulting from smallpox vaccination? Liability and compensation issues.
From the National Health Policy Forum publication NHPF Issue Brief(788):1-15, 2003 March 12. "This paper summarizes liability and compensation concerns surrounding the smallpox vaccination program announced by President Bush on December 13, 2002."
AAP Offers Advice on Communicating with Children about Disasters
Links to American Academy of Pediatrics resources for pediatricians
Advanced Technology to Counter Biological Terrorism
Overview of a presentation at the International Conference on Threats in the Technological Age, March 18, 1998.
Annals of Emergency Medicine : Disaster Medicine/Emergency Preparedness
Journal article abstracts from 1994 to 2001on these topics are provided free of charge. Selected articles are available full-text to the general public. For University of Pittsburgh/UPMC Health System full text access to the articles supplied as abstracts only, OVID currently supplies 1996-present, MDConsult 1995-present, and IDEAL 2000-2001.
Slide lecture on anthrax in humans and animals illustrated with photos of skin infections, presented as part of Supercouse : Epidemiology, the Internet, and Global Health
Attack on America : CISM Information
Features many articles on psychological aspects of terrorism originally published in International Journal of Emergency Mental Health. Provided by the International Critical Incident Stress Foundation, Inc.
Bioterrorism : Homeland Defense Symposium :The Next Steps
Proceedings of a February 2000 conference hosted by RAND that contains information on some medical aspects of preparing for possible bioterrorism.
Bioterrorism Agent Fact Sheets
collected by the Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology, Inc. from a variety of other agencies, these sheets are in Microsoft Word format.
Bioterrorism and Emergency Preparedness
Planning documents for hospital response to possible bioterrorism events prepared by Stanford University Medical Center.
Bioterrorism Readiness Plan : A Template for Healthcare Facilities
the full text of this publication from APIC, the Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology in a downloadable zipped Microsoft Word format
Bioterrorism Wall Chart
Printable wall chart for use by physicians and first responders developed by the North Carolina Statewide Program for Infection Control and Epidemiology (SPICE) at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
CDC : Select Agent Program
"The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is required to regulate the possession of biological agents and toxins that have the potential to pose a severe threat to public health and safety. CDC's Select Agent Program oversees these activities." Site includes links to relevant entries in the Federal Register and Code of Federal Regulations, as well as applications needed by laboratories handling the regulated agents.
Chemical and Biological Terrorism : Research and Development to Improve Civilian Medical Response
Published by the National Research Council in 1999, full text available online, 304 pages. "Chemical and Biological Terrorism identifies the R&D efforts needed to implement recommendations in key areas: pre-incident intelligence, detection and identification of chemical and biological agents, protective clothing and equipment, early recognition that a population has been covertly exposed to a pathogen, mass casualty decontamination and triage, use of vaccines and pharmaceuticals, and the psychological effects of terror."
Chemical Warfare Agents
Overview of chemicals by class, with links to a variety of in-depth resources from the National Library of Medicine such as Toxline, ChemIDplus, and others.
Crisis Counseling Guide to Children and Families in Disasters
A lengthy outline from the New York State Office of Mental Health covering this topic for both professionals and the public. Sample school disaster plan, designing service programs, and an extensive bibliography are included.
Cutaneous Anthrax and its Mimics
Descriptions and photographs of various skin lesions similar to cutaneous anthrax, and differential diagnostic information. Provided by the American College of Physicians.
Diagnostic Testing in Human Disease for Healthcare Professionals : Anthrax
Comprehensive testing information from the University Pathology Consortium, LLC.
Disaster Mental Health
Resources for professionals and the general public from the Center for Mental Health Services (CMHS). Includes publications, web links, where to get services, and other resources.
Disaster Mental Health : Dealing with the Aftereffects of Terrorism
A large list of resources from the National Center for Post Traumatic Stress Disorder for the public and professionals.
Disaster Mental Health Services: A Guidebook for Clinicians and Administrators
Full text available online of this publication from The National Center for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder.
Disaster Psychiatry
Provides access to full text journal articles and resources primarily for psychiatrists from the American Psychiatric Association.
Disaster Relief and Crisis Counseling : Psychosocial Issues for Children and Adolescents in Disasters
Previously published as Manual for Child Health Workers in Major Disasters (1981), this is the full text of the second edition.
Drug Preparedness and Response to Bioterrorism
The FDA Center for Drug Evaluation and Research provides information on drugs and vaccines used against potential bioterrrorism agents.
Epidemiologic Information on Bioterrorism
provides access to multiple articles from the scientific and popular press, organized by topic. From the UCLA Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health
Epidemiology & Prevention of Vaccine-Preventable Diseases : Chapter 18 : Smallpox
From the CDC, also known as the "Pink Book"
Epidemiology & Prevention of Vaccine-Preventable Diseases : Chapter 19: Anthrax
From the CDC, also know as the "Pink Book."
Facing the Unexpected: Disaster Preparedness and Response in the United States (2001)
Full text of this 318 page book is available online.
Firepower in the Lab: Automation in the Fight Against Infectious Diseases and Bioterrorism
Full text of this 299 page book, published by the National Academy Press in 2001. Free to the general public.
First Contact, First Response :Ensuring Physician Readiness For Biological, Radiation, and Chemical Terrorism
Describes the initial plan of the AAMC to promote preparation and teaching for responding to terrorism in medical schools.
Guidance for Industry : Recommendations for Assessment of Donor Suitability and Blood and Blood Product Safety in Cases of Possible Exposure to Anthrax
Final Guideline published by the FDA in October 2001
Guidance: Potassium Iodide as a Thyroid Blocking Agent in Radiation Emergencies
Issued by the FDA, Nov 2001. Provides "guidance regarding the safe and effective use of potassium iodide (KI) as an adjunct to other public health protective measures in the event that radioactive iodine is released into the environment."
Guide for All-Hazard Emergency Operations Planning: State and Local Guide (101). Chapter 6, Attachment G --Terrorism
Microsoft Word and PDF versions of this 62 page planning document for state and local governments are included.
HEICS III : Hospital Emergency Incident Command System Update Project
Description of the system with links to download the complete documentation in PDF or Word format. Provided by the California Emergency Medical Services Authority.
Inhalation Anthrax
An excellent presentation included enhanced and notated radiologic images and pathology slides of anthrax cases, clearly showing the diagnostic criteria. Produced by the Armed Forces Institute of Pathology, Department of Radiologic Pathology, October 2001 with updates.
JAMA : Bioterrorism Articles
Full text available to the general public as well as University of Pittsburgh/UPMC Health System. Includes multiple articles from various issues of JAMA, updated on a prepublication basis.
Laboratory Security and Emergency Response for Microbiological and Biomedical Laboratories
Appendix F from Biosafety in Microbiological and Biomedical Laboratories (BMBL) 4th Edition (1999)
Managing Hazardous Material Incidents
pdf documents of the full text of this 3 volume reference work from the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registery. The volumes are:
  • Emergency Medical Services: A Planning Guide for the Management of Contaminated Patients
  • Hospital Emergency Departments: A Planning Guide for the Management of Contaminated Patients
  • Medical Management Guidelines (MMGs) for Acute Chemical Exposures
Medical Aspects of Biological Terrorism
An overview of the major biological warfare agents, recognizing symptoms and responding from the American College of Physicians and the American Society of Internal Medicine. Includes links to other sites, recommended expert speakers.
Medical Management of Biological Casualties Handbook, 4th Ed., February 2001
a quick reference and overview of the subject presented in Word, PDF, and Palm OS formats. Prepared by the U.S. Army Medical Reseach Institute of Infectious Diseases
Medical Management of Chemical Casualties, 3rd ed.
Third Edition, August 1999 Published by the United States Army, Medical Research Institute of Chemical Defense, Chemical Casualty Care Division. Last revision date 1999.
Medical Management of Radiological Casualties
Published in December 1999 by the Armed Forces Radiobiology Research Institute, Information Services Division, this handbook is presented in pdf format.
Medical Treatment and Response to Suspected Smallpox: Information for Health Care Providers During Biologic Emergencies
created by the New York City Department of Health, July 2000
Mental Health and Mass Violence : Evidence-Based Early Psychological Intervention for Victims/Survivors of Mass Violence. A Workshop to Reach Concensus on Best Practices.
This NIMH report reviews evidence of the efficacy of psychological interventions delivered within four weeks of an event. Produced from an October 30- November 1 2001 conference of mental health experts from six countries.
Monitoring and Visualisation Support for Management of Medical Resources in Mass-Casualty Incidents.
A 15 page technical report from 1999 describing a system for medical resource management using time-stamped checkpoints of casualties. Full text online from NTIS
Nature : Focus on Anthrax
Full text available to the general public as well as University of Pittsburgh/UPMC Health System. Includes multiple articles from various Nature publications, updated on a prepublication basis.
New England Journal of Medicine
Offers full text of articles related to anthrax and other potential bioterrorism agents.
New Ideas in the War on Terrorism
article from the October 9 2001 New York Times on medical interventions for bioterrorism organisms that are in development.
NICHSR Case 5: Bioterrorism--Community Preparedness, 2002
Describes how to locate health services research literature to use as a tool in community planning for bioterrorism response. Includes specific search strategies for numerous National Library of Medicine databases.
OSHA Technical Manual : Chemical Protective Clothing
Section VIII: Chapter 1 from the manual describes characteristics of the clothing, as well as use, care, decontamination and training.
Peripheral Neuropathy Associated with Fluoroquinolones
Prepublication release of an article on adverse effects associated with fluoroquinolones, including cipro. Will be published in print in The Annals of Pharmacotherapy, 7(5), 2001 December.
Perspectives on the Department of Defense Global Emerging Infections Surveillance and Response System: A Program Review (2001)
Full text of this 216 page report from the National Academies Institute of Medicine is available online.
Online class notes from a virology class offered at the Univeristy of Leichester.
Preparing for Reality: Protecting Against Weapons of Mass Destruction
Hearing before the Senate Committee on Governmental Affairs, Friday, June 28, 2002. Witnesses provided testimony on the role of science and technology in responding to terrorism.
Public Health Systems and Emerging Infections: Assessing the Capabilities of the Public and Private Sectors: Workshop Summary
Full text of this 128 page summary published in 2000 by the National Academy Press is available online.
Recognition and management of bioterrorism infections
American Family Physician. 67(9):1927-34, 2003 May 1. Full text article freely available.
Review of Acute Human-Toxicity Estimates for Selected Chemical-Warfare Agents (1997)
Published by the National Academies, Committee on Toxicology, National Research Council, the full text of this 100 page report is available online.
Review of the U.S. Army's Health Risk Assessments for Oral Exposure to Six Chemical-Warfare Agents (1999)
Published by the National Academy Press, full text of this 320 page book is free online.
Santa Clara County Bioterrorism Preparedness Effort
Links to the recommendations for bioterrorism detection, and diagnosis and treatment of individual diseases.
Smallpox Vaccination and Adverse Events Training Module
CDC website containing instructions for administering the vaccine, along with photos demonstrating possible reactions to vaccination and treatment instructions.
Tapping Your Resilience in the Wake of Terrorism: Pointers for Practitioners
Tips for psychologists provided by the American Psychological Association
Textbook of Military Medicine Part I : Medical Aspects of Chemical and Biological Warfare
Full text of this section in HTML format. Published in 1997 by the Office of The Surgeon General, Department of the Army, United States of America
Tools for Evaluating the Metropolitan Medical Response System Program: Phase I Report (2001)
Full text report published by the National Academy Press on evaluating the US Department of Health and Human Services Metropolitan Medical Response System
Training Manual for Mental Health and Human Service Workers in Major Disasters
Published full text on the web by The Center for Mental Health Services, 1999 publication date.
Vaccinating a Nation
Compilation of New York Times articles covering multiple subjects related to implementing a smallpox vaccination program in the United States.
Vaccines 3rd edition, Chapter 6 : Smallpox and Vaccinia,
Access to the full text of this chapter written by Donald A. Henderson and Bernard Moss is provided by PubMed
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Organizations, Associations, and Agencies
Alfred P. Sloan Foundation : Bioterrorism
Describes the initiatives funded by the Foundation to combat and defend against bioterrorism
American Hospital Association : Disaster Readiness
includes links to source documents for hospitals on organization, planning, and clinical aspects of disaster readiness for hospitals and health systems. Some resources for the general public are also included.
American Society for Microbiology : Resources Related to Biological Weapons Control and Bioterrorism Preparedness
Many in depth resources on biological agents, including detection and treatment, legislation and regulation, laboratory safety, preparedness, and basic biological mechanisms
CDC: Public Health Emergency Preparedness & Response
documents from the CDC concerning possible bioterrorism agents and public health monitoring and plans of action to minimize their impact
Center for Infectious Disease Research & Policy
Original information and links to selected news, full text resources and abstracts online created by the University of Minnesota Academic Health Center.
Center For Mental Health Services : Emergency Services and Disaster Relief Branch
This US government agency runs the Crisis Counseling Program, designed to provide all individuals who live or work in a disaster area with mental health services, and training for service providers through individual states.
Council on Private Sector Initiatives (CPSI) to Improve the Security, Safety, and Quality of Health Care
The council brings together multiple Department of Human Services and defense-realed government agencies to serve as a central place for private companies to submit ideas on products related to bioterrorism defense.
Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Emergency Preparedness (OEP)
Information about and from the OEP, which has DHHS responsibility for managing and coordinating Federal health, medical, and health related social services and recovery to major emergencies and Federally declared disasters, including terrorist attacks
Disaster Psychiatry Outreach PC
A volunteer organization of psychiatrists formed to provide treatment, research, and educational program development on psychiatric services needed in disasters.
Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
Environmental Protection Agency homepage. Provides terrorism related information:
  • EPA Response to September 11, includes monitoring data on air quality around the World Trade Center site
  • Anthrax includes links to workplace safety procedures and decontamination technologies
Food and Drug Administration (FDA): Bioterrorism
Links to FDA resources related to bioterrorism on topics such as drugs and vaccines, devices, food safety, and toxicology, and fraudulent treatments sold to the public.
International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies
Publications, Links and Resources, and a special compilation of resources for 9/11/2001.
Johns Hopkins University, Center for Civilian Biodefense Strategies
Presents resources of the Center for the general public and for health professionals.
National Association of City and County Health Officials
Includes links to the Association's bioterrorism resources and resources from other organizations.
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Disease (NIAID): New Bioterrorism-Related Research Funding Opportunities
The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Disease leads NIH bioterrorism research efforts in four broad areas; basic research, diagnostics, vaccines and drug development.
Links to numerous full-text US government documents from the US Army and other government agencies on medical aspects of terrorism
Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons
provided by the Secretariat of the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons, a Secretariat set up to undertake the implementation on the international level of the provisions of the CWC.
U.S. Department of Justice : Office for Domestic Preparedness
The Office for Domestic Preparedness (ODP) (formerly The Office for State & Local Domestic Preparedness) is the program office within the Department of Justice (DOJ) responsible for enhancing the capacity of state and local jurisdictions to respond to, and mitigate the consequences of, incidents of domestic terrorism. Training, technical assistants, grants, state-based needs assessment, and information resources are offered.
WHO : Health Aspects of Biological & Chemical Weapons
Guidelines and information resources from the World Health Organization, including:
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Consumer Health Information
American Psychological Association : Help with Trauma
Resources from the APA and other organizations for children, adults, and disaster workers.
Interactive module with sound and pictures on the basics of anthrax and how to best respond to potential exposure. Offered as part of MEDLINEplus.
Anthrax and Bioterror
MSNBC page with news and health information, primarily on anthrax, but also smallpox and other related topics
Ask NOAH About: Dealing with Traumatic Events
A large collection of links for the general public collected by a consortium of New York libraries and other sponsoring institutions.
Citizen's Preparedness Guidebook
"produced by the National Crime Prevention Council with support from the Department of Justice, provides current crime and disaster preparedness techniques as well as the latest information on terrorism, to give Americans guidance on how to prepare in our homes, in our neighborhoods, at work, at the airport, in places of worship, and in public spaces."
Consumer Alert: Offers to Treat Biological Threats: What You Need to Know
Information from the Federal Trade Commission on the dangers of buying treatments for bioterrorism agents offered on the Internet an by email.
Coping with a National Tragedy
Resources from the American Psychiatric Association for consumers and professionals.
Coping With a National Tragedy
Resources for parents, school personnel, children and teens compiled by the National Association of School Psychologists
Disaster Mental Health
A collection of fact sheets covering children, teens, and adults with tips on recognizing and coping with mental health aspects of disasters.
Disaster Response
Fact sheets from the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry summarizing what psychological responses parents should expect and ways to respond.
Fact Sheet : Terrorism
Precautions to take at work, home or while traveling.
Family Readiness Kit : Preparing to Handle Disasters
Planning information for a variety of disasters, including terrorism and natural disasters for both physical safety and coping strategies from the American Academy of Pediatrics. Available full text only online, no print equivalent.
FTC Cracks down on Marketers of Bogus Bioterrorism Defense Products
Press release from the Federal Trade Commission on efforts to remove uproven or unsafe products advertised as bioterrorism defense products or medications from the Internet.
Hampton Roads Metropolitan Medical Response System
Site describes the MMRS as set up in Hampton Roads. Includes a good 14 min. Real Player video on the formation and purpose of the MMRS.
MEDLINEplus : Anthrax
Compiled Internet resources in English and Spanish including news, general overviews, disease descriptions and treatment information.
MEDLINEplus: Biodefense and Bioterrorism
Links to news, general overviews, information of specific conditions, and organizations.
OVC handbook for coping after terrorism : a guide to healing and recovery
11 page booklet with practical suggestions for coping with the psychological aftermath of terrorism.
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
Resources from the National Institute of Mental Health in English and in Spanish
Terrorism - Preparing for the Unexpected
Information on preparing for and responding to terrorist incidents from the American Red Cross. In English and Spanish.
The Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Sourcebook
McGraw Hill is making the full text of this e-book available free online. Requires Adobe Acrobat ebook Reader or MS Reader to use.
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Electronic Newsletters and Journals
Biodefense Quarterly
Journal published by the Johns Hopkins University Center for Civilian Biodefense Studies.
Emerging Infectious Diseases, 5(4), 1999
This issue of EID, published by the National Center for Infectious Diseases, contains multiple articles related to bioterrorism.
MMWR : Information About Anthrax and Bioterrorism
Compilation of all MMWR articles pertaining to bioterrorism going back to 1999, and updated on a continual basis.
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Multimedia Resources
Center for Continuing Education in the Health Sciences : Anthrax Management Teleconference
Video, audio and slide presentation of a presentation by Dr. Michael Allswede, Dept of Emergency Med, University of Pittsburgh given in Oct 2001. 43 minutes long, requires RealMedia Player to view the file.
Risk Communication: Responding to the Communication Challenges Posed by Bioterrorism
Presentation originally given March 6, 2002 by Vincent T. Covello, PhD, Director of the Center for Risk Communication, sponsored by the Association of State and Territorial Health Officials. Available in format for Real and Windows Media Players.
Special Clinical Center Grand Rounds: Bioterrorism
National Institutes of Health talk featuring Dr. Anthony S. Fauci and Dr. Steven Hyman discussing health and mental health issues of bioterrorism. Real Player needed to use the file. 1 hour, 15 minutes, video, slides, audio and captions.
UNC School of Public Health : Webcasts
RealMedia archived presentations of the following broadcasts:
  • CDC Responds: Treatment Options for Postal and Other Workers Exposed to Anthrax UPDATE, December 27, 2001
  • CDC Responds: Treatment Options for Postal and Other Workers Exposed to Anthrax, December 21, 2001
  • CDC Responds: Update on Options for Preventive Treatment for Persons at Risk for Inhalational Anthrax, Dec 21, 2001
  • CDC Responds: Smallpox: What Every Clinician Should Know, Dec. 13th, 2001
  • Talking About Scary Stuff: Health Communication in Crisis, Dec. 13th, 2001
  • Dean's Seminar Series: Vulnerability of Water Supply Systems to Terrorism, December 6, 2001
  • CDC Responds: Risk Communication and Bioterrorism, Dec. 6th, 2001
  • CDC Responds: Clinical Diagnosis and Management of Anthrax - Lessons Learned, Nov. 29, 2001
  • Dean's Seminar Series: Tales From The Front Lines: How Prepared Is Public Health For Terrorism? November 19, 2001
  • CDC Responds: Bioterrorism and the Healthcare Epidemiology / Infection Control Team, Nov. 16, 2001
  • CDC Responds: Coping with Bioterrorism - The Role of the Laboratorian, Nov. 9, 2001
  • Dean's Seminar Series: Communication in Crisis: Managing Health Security - Nov 5, 2001
  • CDC Responds: Anthrax: What every clinician should know Part II, CDC, Nov. 1, 2001
  • CDC Responds: CDC Addresses the Infectious Disease Society of America: Anthrax, Oct 28, 2001
  • Covering Bioterrorism: A Special Seminar for NC Journalists, Oct 24, 2001
  • Anthrax: What every clinician should know, CDC, Oct. 18, 2001
  • Recognition and Management of Bioterrorism Agents, Dr. David J. Weber, Friday, Oct. 5, 2001
  • Bioterrorism: Implications for Public Health, Public Health Grand Rounds, June 11, 1999
  • Disasters, People and Public Health: Are You Ready?, Public Health Grand Rounds, January 28, 2000
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Teaching and Learning
2002-2003 NFA (National Fire Academy) Course Catalog
Complete catalog of courses offered on campus, as distance education, and as self study courses including such topics as Incident Command System for Emergency Medical Services and Emergency Response to Terrorism.
Biological & Chemical Warfare and Terrorism : Medical Issues and Response
Originally broadcast from the US Army Medical Command November 28, 29, & 30, 2001, this site provides access to archived RealMedia and Quicktime presentations, and course materials.
Education & Training
List of professional training resources on the web compiled by the St. Louis University School of Public Health, Center for the Study of Bioterrorism & Emerging Diseases
Emergency Response to Terrorism: Self-Study
For fire, emergency medical, hazmat, incident command and law enforcement responders. Available in PDF format.
National Disaster Medical System (NDMS) Response Team Training Program
This training program presents information about the National Disaster Medical System (NDMS) functions and responsibilities, and proven medical techniques to all levels of personnel who work in the field of disaster response management. Self-paced, online instruction is provided.
Pennsylvania & Ohio Public Health Training Center : Bioterrorism Training Support Page
Access to web-based training provided by the AMA, CDC, Johns Hopkins, USAMRIID, and other agencies from one page. Free registration recommended but not required.
PHTN : Public Health Training Network
"PHTN uses a variety of instructional media ranging from print-based to videotape and multimedia to meet the training needs of the public health workforce nationwide," including anthrax and bioterrorism subjects.
Rare Infections and Potential Bioterrorist Agents
Online CE modules for physicians, nurses with case scenarios illustrated with photos. Produced by the University of Alabama.
Training of Clinicians for Public Health Events Relevant to Bioterrorism Preparedness
Report funded by AHRQ reviewing the available literature on training clinicians to rapidly recognized rare infections and identify potential bioterrorist activity. Produced by the Johns Hopkins University Evidence-based Practice Center (EPC).
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Other Resources
Agricultural Bioterrorism Protection Act of 2002; Listing of Biological Agents and Toxins and Requirements and Procedures for Notification of Possession
From the Federal Register, August 12, 2002 Vol. 67(155), Rules and Regulations, Page 52383-52389. Lists biological agents and toxins that laboratories are required to report to the Department of Agriculture.
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