AoO-TRMs (REM) Introduction to REM (00:03:48)

This module provides a brief introduction including, course overview and objectives, to the eight modules on the concept of "agents of opportunity." Modules cover the medical management of injuries and illnesses that could be caused by readily available chemical agents with an overview of where the chemicals might be found and how those chemicals are used for legitimate purposes.

Accreditation and Designation Statements


The Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

CME educational activities were planned and produced in accordance with the ACCME Essentials.


Lincoln Memorial University DeBusk College of Osteopathic Medicine (LMU-DCOM) is accredited by the American Osteopathic Association (AOA) Council on Continuing Medical Education (CCME) to sponsor continuing medical education for physicians and other health care professionals.

There is no CME credit provided for the REM Introduction to Agents of Opportunity module.

Target Audience

Primary Care Physicians - Emergency Medicine, Occupational, Family Practice, General Surgery, Internal Medicine Physicians
Medical Directors for the Emergency Medical Services (EMS) System
Medical Students, Nursing Students, Physician Assistant (PA) Students, Paramedic Students
Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, Nurse Clinicians
Physician Assistants (PA)
Medical Residents
Pre-Hospital First Responders (EMTs)

Course summary
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John Devlin MD
CDC/Emory University School of Medicine

Vikas Kapil DO

Kurt Kleinschmidt MD
University of Texas Southwestern Medical School

Ziad Kazzi MD
CDC/Emory University School of Medicine

Richard Wang DO





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Required Hardware/software

Participants must have access to a computer and a reliable high-speed Internet connection, Note that dial-up Internet connection speeds are not compatible with the learning management system.

Operating System Requirements:

  • Operating System: Windows 2000, XP, Vista, 7
  • Processor: Intel Core 2 Duo or higher
  • Memory: 1GB or higher preferred
  • Hard Disk Space: Sufficient to store course materials
  • Monitor: 1024 x 768 minimum resolution
  • Sound Card: ability to play audio clips
  • Browser: Microsoft Internet Explorer 9.0 or Firefox 3.05
  • Plug-ins:
  • Windows Media for audio and video clips
  • Adobe Acrobat Reader to view PDF files (Download is available for free from
  • Adobe Flash Player