Decontamination: Public Health Emergency Training Module

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Course Description
This is one of nine awareness-level online modules, developed by the University of Minnesota in the UM PHET series, that cover critical topics related to emergency preparedness. This module takes between 20-40 minutes to complete.
This training describes decontamination methods and equipment, and identifies basic principles, standards and regulations for decontamination operations.
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Target Audience
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Learning Objectives
1. Describe the purpose of decontamination
2. Identify the standards regulating decontamination
3. Describe the basic equipment used for decontamination
4. Distinguish between emergency and technical decontamination
5. Explain the process for decontamination in emergencies
6. Prioritize patients for decontamination
Council of Linkages Core Competencies for Public Health Professionals (COL)/COL Tier(s)
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Professional/Disciplinary Competencies
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Online/ Self-study
Credit /CEU
0.05 CEUs or 0.5 Contact Hours
40 Minutes
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Course Publication Date
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