U.S. Department of Transportation: Hazardous Materials Regulation


This on-line course is open to DMU faculty, staff, and students only.  The course will take approximately 15 minutes to complete. Participants will be required to pass a post-assessment with 80% and complete an evaluation. 

Learning Objectives

  • Understand how the DOT regulations relate to the disposal of regulated medical waste.
  • Recognize the types of waste that are considered regulated medical waste, sharps and non-medical waste and how to properly dispose of each.
  • Explain packing requirements related to Des Moines University.


Behrends, Vickie-39584

Vickie Behrends, MS
Health and Safety Coordinator, Des Moines University

Relevant to the content of this CME activity, Ms. Behrends has no conflict of interests with commercial interests to disclose.

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Date of original release: October 24, 2015
Most recent review/update: July 16, 2019
Termination date: July 15, 2022

    Course summary
    Available credit: 
    • 0.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits
    • 0.25 CE Contact Hour(s)
    Course opens: 
    Course expires: 

    Continuing Education Credit

    • MD: This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Iowa Medical Society (IMS). Des Moines University (DMU) is accredited by the IMS to provide continuing medical education for physicians. DMU designates this enduring materials activity for 0.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
    • Other Healthcare Professionals: This enduring materials activity is designated for 0.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™.

    Educational Grant

    No commercial interest provided financial support for this continuing education activity.

    Available Credit

    • 0.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits
    • 0.25 CE Contact Hour(s)


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