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Course Title
Transport of Biomedical Material Course (ONLINE - Pacific)
Instructional Method
Online and Classroom
Army Public Health Center
Target Audience
Medical personnel who package and ship biomedical material
This course details the provisions governing the transport of infectious substances, select agents, biological products, diagnostic specimens, and their wastes.  Regulatory requirements include International regulatory requirements as well as U.S. domestic regulations --- the International Air Transport Association (IATA) Dangerous Goods Code, the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO), the World Health Organization (WHO) guidelines, the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) Code of Federal Regulations (CFR), the Department of Defense (DoD) Transport Regulations, International Maritime Dangerous Goods Code (IMDGC), United States Postal Service (USPS) Domestic and International Mail Manuals, U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Federal Regulations, import and export standards, specific packaging requirements for biological products per U.S. Department of Agriculture Food and Drug Administration (FDA), Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) regulations, and other regulatory requirements.  Faculty use group discussions and practical exercises to reinforce learning.  Participants are encouraged to share their experiences and knowledge with the group.  A certification examination is administered at the end of the course.
This course is for medical personnel in the Pacific Rim and their external affiliates.
Course Schedule
ID Number Location Start Date End Date Class Fee Class Size Application Deadline Status Actions
143-00000000 Thailand (Online)
N/A N/A none N/A none Active enroll in session
143-00000000-2 Republic of Korea (Online)
N/A N/A none N/A none Active enroll in session
143-00000000-3 Japan (Online)
N/A N/A none N/A none Active enroll in session

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