NAME Food as an Effective Weapon of Terrorism
COURSE STARTS Open Enrollment
COURSE ENDS 7 weeks to complete from date of registration
LEVEL OF TRAINING Knowledgeable
CONTACT HOURS 3
COURSE DESCRIPTION This course will address the reasons and logic, which would focus a terrorist attack on the food supply. The characteristics of the food supply chain will be examined and the links which expose themselves to interruption, explored. Countermeasures on the global /strategic level as well as on the local tactical level will be in the context of their utility and effectiveness. The nature and characteristics of specific bacterial and chemical agents will be examined and the specific clinical presentations of disease expounded. Specific procedural and operational countermeasures for preparation and/or attack response will be examined. The anticipated clinical course and prognosis of the specific disease agents in human or animal victims will be examined and therapeutic and remedial options explored.

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