Farner, Susan M.; Notoro, Stephen J.
September 2006
American Journal of Health Studies;2006, Vol. 21 Issue 3/4, p137
Academic Journal
This study evaluates the effectiveness of a college course concerning terrorist attacks and preparedness activities. Information was presented on a variety of current efforts to prepare residents for terrorist activities. The participants' perceptions of the likelihood of terrorist attacks and the effectiveness of preparedness activities were assessed. Students responded that bioterrorism is the most likely type of attack to occur and metropolitan areas would be the most likely targets. Students expressed concerns about how they will receive information on vital services during an event. These findings provide insight on how to prepare students for possible future events.


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