Resource Review: Managing Hazardous Materials Incidents - A Three Volume Series

The MMGs for Acute Chemical Exposures were developed by ATSDR to aid emergency department physicians and other emergency healthcare professionals who manage acute exposures resulting from chemical incidents.

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Resource Details

Vendor/Sponsor

Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry

Format

Online Training

Review Date

08/14/2002

Program Design Elements

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Clear, consistent screen design
User-friendly; intuitive navigation
Pace is learner controlled
Job-like examples included
Module map/table of contents
Exit option with bookmark feature

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Contains accurate information
Relevant and accurate graphics
Relevant job-like examples or other
Definitions for technical terms
Logical sequence
References
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Comments:

ATSDR's Managing Hazardous Materials Incidents is a three volume set comprised of recommendations for on-scene (prehospital), and hospital medical management of patients exposed during a hazardous materials incident. Volume I – Emergency Medical Services: A Planning Guide for the Management of Contaminated Patients and Volume II – Hospital Emergency Departments: A Planning Guide for the Management of Contaminated Patients are planning guides to assist first responders and hospital emergency department personnel in planning for incidents that involve hazardous materials. Volume III – Medical Management Guidelines for Acute Chemical Exposures is a guide for health care professionals who treat persons who have been exposed to hazardous materials. There is an accompanying video for Volumes I and II (50 minutes total; 25 minutes for each volume).

 

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