Responding to Chemical Incidents

Course Description:

Do you know how to treat the pediatric patient exposed to a chemical agent? This course will assist you with recognizing the signs, symptoms and treatment modalities for several chemical agents. Also, pediatric decontamination procedures are addressed to aid your hospital in understanding pediatric needs unique to these incidents.

*Last updated 2012.


Additional Courses: (click links below)

JumpSTART Pediatric MCI Triage Tool

AHRQ - Pediatric Terrorism and Disaster Preparedness

AAP - Children and Disasters

ATSDR - Pediatric Environmental Health Specialty Units

CDC - Mass Casualties Predictor

OSHA - Best Practices for Hospital-Based First Receivers

OSHA - Incident Command System eTool

Sign Language for Emergencies

U.S. Army RDECOM Laboratory information resources

CDC - Chemical Emergencies

ATSDR - Managing Hazardous Materials Incidents

Hospital Guidelines for Pediatric Preparedness