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Name AWR 153 Principles of Detection and Diagnosis
This course is the third in the Western Institute for Food Safety & Security (WIFSS) Agroterrorism Preparedness Curriculum for Frontline Responders. It is designed to inform members of frontline emergency response teams about the importance of early detection and diagnosis, proper sample collection, and the steps involved in an agroterrorism-related outbreak investigation. The course addresses strategies to improve and increase detection and diagnosis efficiency, as well as general details about epidemiological and criminal investigation process.
Target Audience
  • Emergency Management Agency Emergency Medical Services NTED AWR-153 Awareness Principles of Detection and Diagnosis - Strategies and Technologies - 54 - - - - - - - - - Fire Service Governmental Administrative Hazardous Material Health Care Law Enforcement Public Health Public Safety Communications Public Works
Course Objective
  • At the end of this course, participants will be able to: Describe how this course fits into the WIFSS Agro-terrorism Curriculum for Frontline Responders Describe the relevance of detection and diagnosis for proper investigation of an agro-terrorism-related outbreak Identify the principles of detection and compare the advantages and disadvantages of different types of available detection systems Recognize the importance of early detection of an incident and the types of detection systems available Identify the principles of diagnosis, the most important methods available, and the process of diagnostic sampling and testing Identify the differences between criminal and epidemiological investigations and the relevance of detection and diagnosis in the investigative process Participate in formulating a response to a disease outbreak incident Summarize the core course conclusions, understand the course goals, complete the course post-test, and evaluate the course
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