Enhancing Personal Readiness and Resilience for Radiation Disasters: A Guide for all Citizens
  • Item type: Federal Guidance
  • Source: American Medical Association Center for Public Health Preparedness and Disaster Response
  • Date posted: 14 November 2011

This Citizens Guide provides critical medical and mental health information to enable individual citizens to play a more effective role in local disaster preparedness and response efforts. Specifically, the Guide provides citizens with basic life-saving and support information that can ... Read More

Enhancing Personal Readiness and Resilience for Radiation Disasters
  • Item type: Webinars and Training
  • Source: American Medical Association Center for Public Health Preparedness and Disaster Response
  • Date posted: 14 November 2011

This instructor-led course seeks to empower individuals by providing the information and skills they need to protect their health and safety in a radiation event. Informed individuals are better able to understand their personal responsibilities (eg, to self-decontaminate and to ... Read More

Prepare for the Unthinkable: Enhancing Citizen Preparedness for a Radiation Disaster [Facilitator’s Guide]
  • Item type: Webinars and Training
  • Source: American Medical Association Center for Public Health Preparedness and Disaster Response
  • Date posted: 14 November 2011

This Facilitator’s Guide accompanies the radiation disasters training material entitled Enhancing Personal Readiness and Resilience for Radiation Disasters for presentation in community groups. The Guide explains the purpose and goals of a training session, things a facilitator needs to do before the session, the schedule and ... Read More

Rad Resilient City Preparedness Checklist
  • Item type: Planning Templates
  • Source: Center for Biosecurity of UPMC
  • Date posted: 27 September 2011

The Rad Resilient City Preparedness Checklist is a local planning tool that could help save 100,000 or more lives following a nuclear detonation. The checklist converts the latest federal guidance and technical reports into 7 clear, actionable steps for communities ... Read More

Psychological First Aid in Radiation Disasters
  • Item type: Webinars and Training
  • Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
  • Date posted: 18 September 2011

This self-study training uses interviews conducted with experts involved in the Goiania and Three Mile Island incidents, and video scenarios that allow participants to observe how psychological first aid techniques can be employed in a variety of response settings. Continuing education credit available ... Read More

Public Health Planning for Radiological and Nuclear Terrorism
  • Item type: Federal Guidance , Webinars and Training
  • Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
  • Date posted: 18 September 2011

This CDC web-based training course provides public health officials with the most current information regarding public health planning for response to radiation  emergencies, including information on local government roles and  responsibilities, radiologic monitoring of people (population monitoring), pharmaceutical countermeasures deployed ... Read More

Radiation Planning Annex Template for Local Health Departments
  • Item type: Planning Templates
  • Source: NACCHO
  • Date posted: 29 July 2011

NACCHO, through its involvement with the National Alliance for Radiation Readiness, has developed a fully customizable template of a radiation-specific annex to an all-hazards Emergency Operations Plan. This template outlines the potential roles for local public health in a radiation ... Read More