Detecting Bioterror provides an overview of forensic epidemiology and the activities of law enforcement officers, laboratory professionals, and public health personnel in joint investigations of bioterrorist events. The course provides not only instructional content on a wide variety of bioterrorism-related concepts, it also dramatizes a bioterrorism investigation in a “mystery movie,” provides case studies, links, and other instructional tools.
•Define forensic epidemiology
•Identify the roles of professionals involved in bioterrorism investigations.
•Identify the indicators that a bioterrorist event has taken place.
•Recognize the importance of interagency cooperation in investigations.