Biological Terrorism Training for Sentinel Laboratories: Brucella 2014
 Course ID: 1047567
 Format: Web-based Training - Self-study (Online)
 Clinical / Non-Clinical: Clinical
 Course Number:
 Cost (US$): 0.00
 Credit Type(s): 1.5 PACE; 1.5 Florida Clinical Laboratory Personnel Credits
 Certificate: Generic CDC Certificate, FL - Brucella 2014, 2014 Generic PACE Certificate, CDC - LTB Generic PACE_2015
Course Description: Course Title:  Biological Terrorism Training for Sentinel Laboratories: Brucella 2014

Course Duration: 90 minutes (estimated)

Course Description:  This module has been developed to provide clinical laboratory scientists with information about the laboratory identification of Brucella.

The goal is to assist clinical laboratory scientists to better recognize potential  bioterrorism agents they might encounter during routine laboratory work-ups of sputum, blood and aspirate/biopsy specimens.

Laboratory managers may consider using this course:

To assess staff competency in performing  laboratory procedures accurately, and
To determine if staff are referring specimens for test confirmations correctly.

Course Objectives:  Upon completion of this course, you will be able to:
  • Describe laboratory tests for identification of Brucella.
  • Describe how to rule out or refer isolates for Brucella using standardized laboratory protocols.
  • Discuss the role of the sentinel laboratory in bioterrorism response.

Course Credits: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Laboratory Training Branch is approved as a provider of continuing education programs in the clinical laboratory sciences by the ASCLS P.A.C.E.® Program. This course is approved for 1.5 contact hours.

This course has been approved for 1.5 contact hours in the category Microbiology/Mycology/Parasitology for Florida Laboratory Licensees.

Course Elements:  This course contains a pretest, posttest, and evaluation.  All elements must be completed to receive credit.

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Original Posting Date: 01/01/2014

Subject Area(s):
Terrorism / Emergency Readiness
Laboratory
Audience(s):
Laboratory Professionals
Background/Role(s): None
Course Language(s):
English
Course Level: Intermediate
Registration Required Outside of TRAIN: no
Registration Restrictions:
Sponsor: CDC - Laboratory Training Branch
Accreditations: none
Special Notes:
Course Contacts
Name: Lab Training
Phone: 404-498-6022
email: labtraining@cdc.gov
URL:
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