Upon completion of this course, the learner should be able to:
1. Recognize the potential threat of the release of biological diseases/agents to the United States population.
2. Describe Category A, B, and C biological threats as classified by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
3. Identify 4 rationales for the assignment of biological diseases/agents to a Category A classification.
4. Identify the potential as a biological weapon, epidemiology, clinical course, and disease management for the following: