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Dealing with hazardous materials during emergency and disaster

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62 SREstimated Price

SCHSSaudi Commission for Health Specialties

5 continuing medical education hours


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Discover essential strategies for managing hazardous materials in emergency and disaster situations within healthcare settings. Learn about response protocols, safety procedures, and disaster preparedness measures tailored to hospitals and medical facilities. Gain critical knowledge to ensure prompt and effective containment, cleanup, and mitigation of hazardous materials incidents in healthcare environments, safeguarding patients, staff, and the community.


  • Recognizing, classifying, and safely managing hazardous materials through an understanding of key principles, potential risks, and regulatory requirements.
  • Clarify of the definitions and key characteristics of Chemical, Biological, Radiological, and Nuclear (CBRN) materials, enabling effective recognition and assessment in diverse scenarios.
  • Illustrate the potential effects of exposure to Chemical, Biological, Radiological, and Nuclear (CBRN) materials, including their impact on health and environment, to facilitate informed decision-making and appropriate response measures.
  • Explain the distinguishing features and response strategies for both simple hazardous incidents and hazardous disasters, fostering the ability to assess and manage varying levels of hazardous situations effectively.
  • Identify the importance of effective communication during the incident


  • Develop the ability to identify, classify, and safely manage hazardous materials by comprehending fundamental principles, potential hazards, and regulatory requirements.
  • Apply knowledge of hazardous materials management to ensure compliance with safety protocols and regulations in various contexts.
  • Gain clarity on key definitions and characteristics of chemical, biological, radiological, and nuclear (CBRN) materials, facilitating effective identification and assessment across diverse scenarios.
  • Utilize this understanding to make informed decisions regarding the handling and response to CBRN incidents.
  • Understand the potential effects of exposure to chemical, biological, radiological, and nuclear (CBRN) materials on health and the environment.

Target Audience

All professions Medicals


  • Ruaa mujahed alfaraj

    Emergency Medical Services

    Emergency Medical Services