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Course Title: Public Health Biosafety Awareness Course
Type of Course: Infectious Disease Awareness
Description: The target audience for this one hour program is public health professionals of all types and certifications as well as public health laboratory personnel who may be exposed to persons or specimens from persons infected with serious communicable diseases. The course is designed to increase awareness about standard and transmission based infection control practices and considers high consequence diseases such as SARS, MERS, novel influenza strains, seasonal influenza, and potential pandemic influenza strains.
Training Provider: Emory University
Instructor Qualifications: Dr. Paul McKinney, an internal medicine and public health physician who is professor and Associate Dean for Research at the University of Louisville (UL) School of Public Health and Information Sciences. Dr. McKinney is a Fellow of the American College of Physicians and director of the UL Center for Health Hazards Preparedness.
Languages: English
Open enrollment: No
Delivery Method: Web-based
Course Hours: 1
Credits: N/A
Intended Audience: This course is aimed at public health professionals at any level, especially those who may encounter patients with high consequence communicable diseases in their workplace.
Prerequisites: None.
Caveats: None.
Special Instructions: This course is aimed at public health professionals at any level of training, especially those who may manage patients with high consequence communicable diseases in their workplace.

Course Owner:
W. Paul McKinney, MD
Phone: 502-852-3297
Fax: 502-852-3291
Email: mckinney@louisville.edu

Course Materials:

Public Health Biosafety Awareness Curriculum ( Other )

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