Weapons of Mass Destruction and Terrorism Threat Awareness
Saturday, November 23, 2013 from 8:00 AM to 2:00 PM (CST)
San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
Free Certification Class
To be prepared for a chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear and/ or explosives attack, the first need is to be able to recognize the signs that a threat exists.
The University of Phoenix provides classroom training that includes:
Prevention and Deterrence- Define terrorism and WMD- List the indicators of potential terrorist acts- List potential terrorist targets- Chemical Agents- Describe selected chemical agents and TIC terms, definitions, characteristics Recognize the physiological signs and symptoms of exposure- Biological Agents- Describe biological agents- Signs and symptoms of exposure- Physical characteristics of biological agents- Radiological / Nuclear Materials- Describe the characteristics of radiation and radiological materials- Identify the physiological signs and symptoms of exposure- Identify radiation exposure devices and radiological dispersal devices- Distinguish between a nuclear weapon detonation and a conventional explosion Explosive Devices- Identify the characteristics of explosives- Effects of a detonated explosive device- International & Domestic Terrorism Awareness- Examples of various Terrorist entities & groups- Actual
Al Qaeda training videos- Local based groups that pose a threat
This course will educate students in the principles of Recognition, Avoidance, Isolation and Notification (RAIN) related to all of these types of incidents, and will increase their preparedness to respond. The material covered prepares each attendee for successful completion of the test administered at the conclusion of the course that provides certification from the Department of Homeland Security.
No lunch break is given so bring food or use the vending machine on campus.
When & Where
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