External Resources


General Resources for CounterACT

NIH CounterACT Program
The Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons
Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority
FDA Medical Countermeasures Initiative (MCMi)
U.S. Department of Human & Health Services Public Health Emergency Medical Countermeasures Enterprise (PHEMCE)
MRIGlobal
Rutgers University CounterACT Research Centers for Chemical Threats


Resources for First Responders/First Receivers

ATSDR Toxic Substances Portal
ATSDR Toxic Substance Portal – Prehospital Management
ATSDR Toxic Substances Portal – Managing Hazardous Materials Incidents (MHMIs)
ATSDR Toxic Substances Portal – Medical Management Guidelines (MMG) for Acute Chemical Exposure
CDC Emergency Preparedness and Response – Chemical Emergencies (Includes information for the General Public and Information for Professionals)
CDC Emergency Preparedness and Response – Chemical Agents Listing
ASTDR ToxZine


Radiological Resources for First Responders/First Receivers

CDC Radiation Emergencies – Information for Clinicians
CDC Radiation Emergencies – Acute Radiation Syndrome: A Fact Sheet for Clinicians
CDC Radiation Emergencies – Cutaneous Radiation Injury (CRI): A Fact Sheet for Clinicians
CDC Radiation Emergencies – Radiation and Pregnancy: A Fact Sheet for Clinicians
CDC Radiation Emergencies – Radiological Terrorism: Emergency Management Pocket Guide for Clinicians
Chemical and Radiological Agents of Opportunity for Terrorism – Toxic Industrial Chemicals (TICs), Toxic Industrial Materials (TIMs) & Toxic Radiological Materials (TRMs) – Register to watch this recording on-demand. Enter the course access passcode: acmt2


Additional Training

NIH Rigor And Reproducibility Training 
CDC Emergency Preparedness and Response – Training and Education for Specific Types of Emergencies
CDC Emergency Preparedness and Response – Training for Chemical Emergencies
CDC Center for Preparedness and Response – Education, Training, and Planning Resources (Bioterrorism, Chemical, Radiation, Mass Casualties)
U.S. Department of  Health and Human Services Chemical Hazards Emergency Medical Management (Training and Education)
ATS Terrorism and Inhalation Disasters Podcast/Videocasts – Donning and Doffing a Full Face Respirator and Fit Testing a Full Face Respirator