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At Risk Special Needs and Service Animal Decontamination

Time limit: 90 days

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Full course description

This course provides an introductory overview to increase the legal and practical provisions when delivering emergency decontamination to these select demographic groups. The viewer is also presented with some operational considerations and tactics to better enhance their organization’s capability to address this recognized but often overlooked special population. The course objectives include instructing course participants on what constitutes an At-Risk/Special Needs population and the definition of Service and Working Animals; how to identify and understand the unique needs of this population demographic; and to recognize adequate and appropriate emergency decontamination methods should these individuals or situations arise at your healthcare facility or shelter during an unplanned chemical, biological or radiological emergency.

When you register for an online course, you will receive an email confirmation including a link to the OSU Online Classroom and your username and password. The course is self-paced unless otherwise noted. You have 6 months to complete the course unless otherwise noted. Download the instructional materials and view each video. Exams must be completed with a 70% or better. You will receive a Certificate of Completion when you have successfully completed the course.