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Continuing Education for Dentists and Dental Hygienists
Dentistry CE
AGD Accredited Continuing Education for Dentists, Dental Hygienists, and other Dental Professionals

Bioterrorism for Dental Professionals – 4 CE

Activity Overview

Learn about the various bioterrorism agents and the corresponding treatment protocols and recommended guidelines for bioterrorism reporting and management in this course for dental professionals.

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Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this activity, participants will be able to:

  1. Define biological, chemical, and radiological bioterrorism.
  2. Identify the role of the health care provider in the event of a bioterrorism attack.
  3. Identify common bacterial and viral agents that may be used in a bioterrorism attack.
  4. Describe the steps that should be taken in response to various biological agents.
  5. Identify various toxins that may be used in a bioterrorism attack.
  6. Describe the appropriate response to an attack using various toxins.
  7. Describe the steps that should be taken following a chemical attack.
  8. Describe the ways in which terrorists may commit a radiological attack.
  9. Describe the various treatments that may be used following radiation exposure.
  10. Describe the various types of personal protective equipment that may be used when dealing with a biological, chemical, or radiological attack.

Content Complexity

  Level 2. Basic Application of Skills and Concepts

Financial Support Disclosure

This activity was developed by AchieveCE free of any commercial support.

Delivery Type

Home Study Monograph



4.0 Contact Hours



Target Audience

Advance Practice Nurse Prescribers
Advance Practice Registered Nurse
Certified Nurse Midwife
Certified Nurse Practitioner
Certified Nursing Assistant
Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist
Certified Respiratory Therapist
Clinical Laboratory Director
Clinical Laboratory Supervisor
Clinical Laboratory Technician
Clinical Laboratory Technologist
Clinical Nurse Specialist
Community Dental Health Coordinator
Dental Hygienist
Dental Labs
Dental Technician
Expanded Function Auxilliary
Expanded Function Dental Assistant
Forensic Nurse – CSA
General Dentist
Licensed Practical Nurse
Licensed Psychiatric Technician Nurse
Licensed Vocational Nurse
Massage Therapist
Occupational Therapist
Occupational Therapist Assistant
Psychiatric Nurse
Public Health Nurse
Registered Dental Asisstant
Registered Nurse
Registered Nurse Practitioner
Registered Pharmacy Technician
Registered Respiratory Therapist
Respiratory Care Practitioner Critical Care
Respiratory Care Practitioner Non-Critical Care
Speech-Language Pathologist

Activity Type

Contains case-based material


Dental Board of CA No. RP5822
FL Board of Dentistry No . 50-20641
CE Broker No. 20-649654


Jonas Ashbaugh, DDS



Requirements for Credit

Participants must score a passing grade of 70% or higher on the activity post-test and complete an activity evaluation. There are no time limits and unlimited test-taking attempts. Credits will be reported automatically to CE Broker if your license information is entered properly in your profile.

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Hardware Requirements

Windows 8.1, Windows 10
Mac OS X 10.1 or higher
iOS 10+, Android 4.3+

Software Requirements

Google Chrome, Microsoft Edge, Mozilla Firefox
Adobe Acrobat Reader

Network Requirements

Broadband Internet Connection:
T1, Hi-speed DSL or Cable
4G cellular connection

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