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Bioterrorism Training And Curriculum Development Program

Published on AidPage by IDILOGIC on Jun 24, 2005
Administered by:

Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration, HRSA Grants Application Center
(see all US Federal Agencies)

Explore all postings for this grant program:
Applications Due:

May 19, 2005

total funding: $25,500,000
max award: none
min award: none
cost sharing, matching: No
number of awards: 35
type of funding: Cooperative Agreement
Description:

The goal of this program is the development of a health care workforce with the knowledge, skills, abilities and core competencies to: (1) recognize indications of a terrorist event; (2) meet the acute care needs of patients, including pediatric and other vulnerable populations, in a safe and appropriate manner; (3) participate in a coordinated, multidisciplinary response to terrorist events and other public health emergencies, and include consideration of surge capacity issues; and (4) rapidly and effectively alert the public health system of such an event at the community, State, and national level. Emergency preparedness and response issues include other forms of terrorism (such as the use of chemical, explosive, incendiary or nuclear agents against civilian populations), natural disasters and catastrophic accidents. Effective responses to public health emergencies require close collaboration among all types of health professionals involved in pat!
ient care including allied health professionals, medical and dental specialists, nurses, pharmacists, mental health and other professionals, the public health system, and the emergency response system. To achieve such a collaborative environment, it will be necessary to implement new and enhanced models of undergraduate/graduate curricula and continuing education and training for health professionals.

Who can apply:

Eligible functional categories:
Funding Sources:

Bioterrorism Training and Curriculum Development Program

More Information:

https://grants.hrsa.gov/webExternal/SFO.asp?ID=A001884E-9063-4692-B052-DC5E689075EE

If you have problems accessing the full announcement, please contact: CallCenter@HRSA.GOV

Address Info:

Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration, HRSA Grants Application Center, 901 Russell Avenue Suite 450, Gaithersburg, MD, 20879

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