Radiation and Public Health Legal Considerations
  • Item type: Webinars and Training
  • Source: NARR
  • Date posted: 22 July 2015

In 2012, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO) developed the radiation legal preparedness project (RLP) to assess state and local legal authorities related to the response to ... Read More

Radiological Emergency Preparedness and Hostile Action Based Exercises
  • Item type: Webinars and Training
  • Source: NARR
  • Date posted: 22 July 2015

This NARR/ASTHO hosted webinar reviews the REP program and the new Hostile Action Based exercise requirement. Presenters include representatives from the Radiological Emergency Preparedness Branch in the Technological Hazards division of FEMA, the Office of Waste Management and Radiological Protection ... Read More

Communicating with the Public in a Radiation Disaster
  • Item type: Webinars and Training
  • Source: National Alliance for Radiation Readiness (NARR)
  • Date posted: 22 July 2015

The National Alliance for Radiation Readiness, hosted a webinar on Tuesday, July 30, 2013 2:00-3:00 pm EST discussing the ways to communicate with the public during a radiological disaster. Our presenter was Leeanna Allen, MPH, MSCHES a Health Education Specialist ... Read More

Radiation Issues in Children: Knowledge Check & Primer
  • Item type: Webinars and Training
  • Source: National Center for Disaster Medicine and Public Health
  • Date posted: 20 May 2014

The National Center for Disaster Medicine and Public Health (NCDMPH) offers a knowledge check and two complementary accredited online lessons for health care providers on Radiation Disaster Issues in Children Read More

Key Response Planning Factors for the Aftermath of Nuclear Terrorism
  • Item type: Webinars and Training
  • Source: Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL)
  • Date posted: 12 June 2013

This study, which focused primarily upon the hazards posed by radioactive fallout, used detailed fallout predictions from several advanced models developed at the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory.  The results of the modeling and analysis showed that the largest potential for ... Read More

Prioritization of Laboratory Samples Following a Radiological Event: Considerations
  • Item type: Webinars and Training
  • Source: National Alliance for Radiation Readiness
  • Date posted: 27 November 2012

After a radiological event, many questions may need to be answered to help health officials mitigate a public health crisis, such as: Where did the fallout spread? Did it impact crops, livestock, or water supplies? Who was exposed, to what, ... Read More

Responding to a Radiation Emergency- A Population Monitoring Toolkit
  • Item type: Webinars and Training
  • Source: Conference of Radiation Control Program Directors
  • Date posted: 05 June 2012

This population monitoring toolkit provides a comprehensive resource for professionals responding in the immediate aftermath of a radiation emergency. Read More

The Status of State-level Radiation Emergency Preparedness and Response Capabilities, 2010
  • Item type: Webinars and Training
  • Source: Council of State and Territorial Epidemiologists
  • Date posted: 01 June 2012

Public health preparedness activities have often focused on detection, identification, and response to the intentional release of microbial agents of human disease. Local and state health agencies are less experienced with non-microbial agents, such as chemical and radiologic threats. Nevertheless, ... Read More

APHL Fact Sheet on Clinical Radiological Laboratory Preparedness
  • Item type: Webinars and Training
  • Source: Association of Public Health Laboratories (APHL)
  • Date posted: 11 April 2012

This is a fact sheet prepared by APHL to describe the need for investment in laboratory capacity to respond to radiological emergencies. Read More

The Role of Public Health in a Nuclear or Radiological Terrorist Incident
  • Item type: Federal Guidance , Webinars and Training
  • Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
  • Date posted: 29 February 2012

This Center for Disease Control and Prevention video provides information about the roles of federal response teams and local and state public health services following a nuclear or radiological terrorist incident.  The video presents information about radiation principles, possible scenarios ... Read More