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Hospital Emergency Department Management of Radiation Accidents

May 25, 2018 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

This is a free training being provided by TEMA. Lunch will NOT be provided.

To Register:

  1. Register at above link
  2. Fill out this form for TEMA (New INDIVIDUAL COURSE_APPLICATION 2018  ) and email to etrhc.health@tn.gov (There are no prerequisites and you only need your signature and immediate supervisor).
  3. Before class date, you will need to register on the FEMA site with your FEMA SID number. Specific information here: NRTStudentInstructions


This course has been developed by the FEMA Center for Domestic Preparedness and provides the participants with an overview of radiation and its effects on humans, the knowledge and skills on how to prepare to receive patients involved in radiological incidents, care of patients involved in radiological incidents, and the opportunity to participate in a simulation in which you assess and treat victims injured in a radiological incident.

Target Audience:

This course is intended for hospital staff to include physicians, nurses, radiological/nuclear technicians, ER staff, housekeeping, security, and safety/risk assessment. Pre-hospital care providers are welcomed to attend as well.

Training Objectives:

Participants will learn medical response to exposed, contaminated and other injuries related to radiological accidents, including setting up Radiological Emergency Areas, treatment protocols using functional exercises.



Course Outline:

  • Orientation and Administration
  • Module 1 (Radiation Basics)
  • Module 2 (Biological Effects)
  • Module 3 (Facility Preparation)
  • Module 4 (Survey Instruments)
  • Module 5 (Decontamination)
  • Module 6 (Biological Effects)
  • Module 6 (Patient Care)
  • Hands-On Exercises (Practical Exam)

Please fill out and return attached registration to Wanda Robert


May 25, 2018
8:00 am - 5:00 pm


Wanda Roberts
(865) 202-9800


Turkey Creek Medical Center: Classroom 3
10820 Parkside Dr
Knoxville, TN 37934 United States
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