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302-12 Packaging and Shipping Division 6.2 Materials Online Course

January 1 — December 31, 2012


Registration Fee:
Packaging and shipping Division 6.2 materials, such as patient specimens containing infectious materials and cultures, are regulated by U.S. and international transport agencies. Fines and penalties can be imposed against those who fail to comply with the applicable rules including proper classification and documentation of training, proper packaging, marking and labeling and proper shipping documentation. Updated for 2012, this intermediate-level online course, designed for individual study, is
suitable for
those seeking re-certification. Participants are provided with information useful for complying with regulations through use of instructional content and the opportunity to apply knowledge using realistic scenarios.
Please Note: Neither DOT nor IATA requires an instructor to be credentialed to issue a certificate of completion; the certificate of completion does not make one certified. In order to be certified, the attendee must document completion of the P & S course, completion of safety and security training that is specific for the attendee’s job function, and document that the attendee understands the material satisfactorily to perform his job function by performance on a test. According to NLTN standards, a passing score on our exam is 80% or better. However, neither IATA nor DOT requires a certain score. The employer certifies the individual employee has received training consistent with the duties and responsibilities of their position. The certificate
an individual receives for passing the course can be used to document an individual did master the content of a course (listed in the course objectives). The training requirements for DOT require recertification every three years, while CAP requires every other year.


At the conclusion of this program, the participants will be able to: 
·         Classify specimens as an exempt human or animal specimen or either category A or category B infectious
·         Identify basic packaging concepts and processes for exempt human and animal specimens, category A and
category B infectious substances and dry ice.
·         List the documents required to accompany packages containing category A and category B infectious
·         Describe the documentation process for category A and category B infectious substances including specific
differences dependent upon mode of transportation.
Who Should Attend:
This course is intended for those learners seeking recertification in packing and shipping of infectious substances
(Division 6.2 materials). This course does not apply to individuals seeking initial certification.
Continuing Education Credit:
The Association of Public Health Laboratories (APHL) is approved as a provider of continuing education
programs in the clinical laboratory sciences by the ASCLS P.A.C.E.® Program. Participants who successfully
complete this program will be awarded 2.0 contact hours. This course has been approved for 2.0 contact
hours in the category of Supervision Administration, Quality Control/Quality Assurance and Safety for Florida
Laboratory Licensees.


This training is FREE. If you have difficulty with the online registration process, please e-mail registrar@aphl.org or call 240.485.2727 between 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. (ET).

Delivery Format:
A computer with Internet access is required in order to complete this course. The program is best viewed using
Windows XP and Internet Explorer 6.x and 7.x. Windows Vista users should use Internet Explorer 7.x. NOTE: Popup
blockers must be turned off. The course includes a pre-test, post-test and evaluation. A grade of 80% or more in the post-test is required in order to receive continuing education credit.

Special Needs and Information:
Course content is closed captioned where applicable and optimized for a screen reader.Need help registering? Click here or go to http://www.nltn.org/instructions.htm

There are no additional sessions for this event.