[ RadSafe ] Radiological Emergency Planning Program at Harvard

CCPE ccpemarketing CCPEMARKETING at hsph.harvard.edu
Tue Jul 12 12:54:45 CDT 2011

List Members:
The Harvard School of Public Health Center for Continuing Professional Education would like to invite you to participate in Radiological Emergency Planning: Terrorism, Security, and Communication, taking place August 15-19, 2011 in Boston, MA USA. This program examines the latest principles and requirements to prepare for and respond to a radiological emergency as well as providing strategies for effectively communicating with the media and public during a crisis. For more information visit https://ccpe.sph.harvard.edu/Radiological-Emergency-Planning.
Learning Objectives:
 - Explain 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
Who Should Participate:
New and experienced emergency planners, emergency response team members, first receivers, and first responders from organizations, including, but not limited to:
 - DOD and NASA facilities utilizing radioactive materials
 - DOE facilities
 - Nuclear utilities
 - State and local emergency agencies
 - State radiation control agencies
This program features faculty from major energy companies, state and federal radiation protection organizations and major national laboratories whose responsibilities include radiation protection design and management. Visit https://ccpe.sph.harvard.edu/Radiological-Emergency-Planning for more information.
We look forward to seeing you at the program.
Peter J. Bretton
Center for Continuing Professional Education
Harvard School of Public Health
677 Huntington Ave. | Boston, MA 02115
PBretton at hsph.harvard.edu | (617) 384-8965

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