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Course ID
089
Course Title
Biological Substances, Category B
Instructional Method
Blackboard
Sponsor
Army Public Health Center
Target Audience
This course is designed for laboratorians, clinicians, medical, military, and other personnel including emergency responders who package and ship specimens not in a form capable of causing permanent life threatening or fatal disease in healthy humans and animals known as Biological Substances, Category B.
Description

This course is designed for laboratorians, clinicians, medical, military, and other personnel including emergency responders who package and ship specimens not in a form capable of causing permanent life threatening or fatal disease in healthy humans and animals known as Biological Substances, Category B.  These specimens are routine diagnostic specimens being tested for the presence of a pathogen.  This general awareness training will aid researchers and others managing and shipping diagnostic specimens (Biological substances, Category B) to do so per National and International transport requirements.

This training is intended to supplement and not replace required Department of Defense training for personnel who package and ship more pathogenic organisms (Infectious Substances, Category A), toxins, genetically modified microorganisms (GMMO)/genetically modified organisms (GMO), biological select agents and toxins (BSAT), and similar organisms.  Personnel who package and ship Infectious substances, Category A; toxins; GMMOs/GMOs; BSAT; regulated medical waste; and similar materials must comply with Defense Transportation Regulation 4500.9-R, Part II, Chapter 204 training standards for shipping and transporting biomedical material.

Prerequisites
None.
Remarks

TO REGISTER FOR TRAINING VIA BLACKBOARD:

1. CLEAR YOUR CACHE
- Go into "Tools" then

"Internet Options"
- Delete history and cookies.
- Under Browsing History select "Settings" then click "View Files" select all and then hit the Delete Key.  This deletes all stored cookies.
-  Then click the Content tab and Clear SSL state. (You may need to refresh your browser depending upon your version of Internet Explorer.)

2.  Visit the PHC Blackboard site.
https://aiph-dohs.ellc.learn.army.mil/

3.  Login with your CAC.

4.  Locate and click on the “COURSES” tab at the top of the screen.

5.  Scroll down until you see " Shipping Category B Infectious Substances".

6.  Hover your mouse over the class and it will turn peach/pink and display a grey drop down arrow.

7.  Click the grey arrow and select enroll.

8.  The link will be listed in your courses now and you can enter.

Course Schedule
ID Number Location Start Date End Date Class Fee Class Size Application Deadline Status Actions
089-00000000 N/A N/A none N/A none Active enroll in session

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