Virtual Community Reception Center (vCRC)
  • Item type: Federal Guidance , Webinars and Training
  • Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
  • Date posted: 21 February 2012

This web-based training tool, developed by CDC, provides an overview of the process of establishing and operating a community reception center following a mass casualty radiation emergency. This training will help users understand the process flow, identify key stations, and ... Read More

A Plan for Incorporating Local Volunteer Radiation Professional into Existing Health Volunteer Programs to Assist in Population Monitoring
  • Item type: State and Local Response Plans , Webinars and Training
  • Source: Conference of Radiation Control Program Directors (CRCPD)
  • Date posted: 21 February 2012

This CRCPD report details a project to assess the feasibility of incorporating radiation professionals into existing volunteer registries and programs (e.g., the Medical Reserve Corps). The report presents state examples of initiatives that raise awareness of the benefits of using ... Read More

Handbook for Responding to a Radiological Dispersal Device: First Responder’s Guide- The First 12 Hours
  • Item type: Webinars and Training
  • Source: Conference of Radiation Control Program Directors (CRCPD)
  • Date posted: 21 February 2012

This handbook was created by CRCPD as a training and reference tool for state and local responders and officials in the event of a radiological incident. The handbook provides information such as flow charts of suggested response activities, guidance for ... Read More

Community Reception Center Training Module
  • Item type: State and Local Response Plans , Webinars and Training
  • Source: Los Angeles County
  • Date posted: 21 February 2012

Part of the Los Angeles County Multi-Agency Radiological Response Plan, this flow diagram details the step-by-step process of directing the public through a Community Reception Center (CRC).  The training includes descriptions of the seven different stations within a CRC including initial sorting, ... Read More

Rapid Screening Point Operations Video
  • Item type: Exercise Documentation , Webinars and Training
  • Source: Multnomah County Health Department
  • Date posted: 21 February 2012

This video documents how Multnomah County Health Department established a rapid screening point during their participation in the 2007 4th National Top Officials Exercise (TOPOFF 4), an exercise which involved a radiological dispersion in Oregon. The video documents the set-up and operation of ... Read More

Medical Care Point Operations Video
  • Item type: Exercise Documentation , Webinars and Training
  • Source: Multnomah County Health Department
  • Date posted: 21 February 2012

This video documents how Multnomah County Health Department established a medical care point during their participation in  the 2007 4th National Top Officials Exercise (TOPOFF 4), an exercise which involved a radiological dispersion in Oregon.  The video demonstrates how to establish ... Read More

APHL Radiation 101 for Laboratorians
  • Item type: Webinars and Training
  • Source: Association of Public Health Laboratories
  • Date posted: 03 January 2012

The Association of Public Health Laboratories developed this Radiation 101 course for laboratorians that emphasizes detection. Key focus is on basic information about radiation, the types of monitoring that occur in the United States, and the methods used to detect radioactivity.   Read More

Radiation Dose Chart
  • Item type: Webinars and Training
  • Source: Randall Monroe
  • Date posted: 03 January 2012

This chart illustrates the ionizing dose radiation a person can absorb from various sources. It was developed for general education purposes by webcomic Randall Monroe and a senior reactor operator at Reed Research Reactor. 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