Radiological Emergency Planning: Terrorism, Security, and Communication
|Event Type:||Continuing Education|
|Event Date:||Monday, August 20, 2012 - Friday, August 24, 2012|
Harvard School of Public Health FXB Building
651 Huntington Ave.
Boston, MA, US
|Event Desc:||Participants will examine the latest principles and requirements to prepare for and respond to a radiological emergency as well as develop the skills necessary to effectively communicate with the media and public during crisis situations. Learning Objectives: - Apply the basic principles and requirements for a comprehensive radiation emergency plan - Comply with changes in roles and responsibilities in support of the Homeland Security effort - Employ a decision-making matrix to assist in state and local reaction plans for a radiological emergency - Incorporate lessons learned regarding communications into your emergency response plan - Understand the need for, and application of, protective action guides in emergency planning - Medically manage the casualties of a radiological incident without significant increase in risk to first responder and first receiver staff|
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