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Course ID
061
Course Title
Transport of Biomedical Materials
Instructional Method
Classroom
Sponsor
Army Public Health Center
Target Audience
TARGET AUDIENCE: The training is for military and civilian personnel of all services including laboratory technicians, pathologists, safety officers, warehouse workers, doctors, and nurses who work at a health care facility and handle, package, mark, label, move or prepare infectious substances, diagnostic specimens, biological products or regulated medical waste for transport.
Description

Details the provisions governing biomedical material transport. The course focuses on National and International transport regulatory requirements as prescribed by International and Domestic transportation authorities.  United Nations Recommendations for the Transport of Dangerous Goods are discussed as presented in the International Air Transport Association (IATA) Dangerous Goods Regulations, International Maritime Dangerous Goods (IMDG) Code, U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) Regulations, Department of Defense (DOD) directives and regulations as well as other regulatory agencies. 

Students learn to identify and classify biomedical material; prepare Category A and B Infectious Substances, toxins, genetically modified microorganisms (GMMO)/genetically modified organisms (GMOs), regulated medical waste, biological products, and related medical material for transport; prepare and certify shipping papers for biomedical material; package samples and specimens for transport; and certify shipments of biomedical material for transport. To be designated a certifier of biomedical material, students must successfully pass an opened-book examination with 75% or better. The course meets both the DOD and DOT training requirements.

Prerequisites

None.

Remarks

All students and their respective organizations are responsible for travel and per diem.

Course Schedule
ID Number Location Start Date End Date Class Fee Class Size Application Deadline Status Actions
061-20180625 Fort Benning
Fort Benning, GA
6/25/2018
0800hrs
6/29/2018
1630hrs
none N/A none Active enroll in session
061-20180716 Aberdeen Proving Ground
Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD
7/16/2018
0800hrs
7/20/2018
1630hrs
none N/A none Active enroll in session
061-20181022 Walter Reed Army Institute of Research
Forest Glen, MD
10/22/2018
0800hrs
10/26/2018
1630hrs
none N/A none Active enroll in session
061-20181112 Aberdeen Proving Ground
Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD
11/12/2018
0800hrs
11/16/2018
1630hrs
none N/A none Active enroll in session
061-20181203 Landstuhl Regional Medical Center
Landstuhl,
12/3/2018
0800hrs
12/7/2018
1630hrs
none N/A 11/28/2018 Active enroll in session
061-20190204 Fort Detrick
Fort Detrick, MD
2/4/2019
0800hrs
2/8/2019
1630hrs
none N/A none Active enroll in session

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