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Training Materials

  • RITN Web Based Training (NOTE: These modules are viewed best on a PC using Google Chrome or Windows Internet Explorer. Viewing on handheld devices is not currently supported.)      
    • Basic Radiation Training HERE
    • Introduction to RITN HERE
    • RITN Concept of Operations HERE
    • Non-Medical Personnel Radiation Awareness HERE 
      • Facilitator led Non-Medical Personnel Radiation Awareness (PPTX)
    • Radiation Safety Communication HERE
    • Initial Care of Patients with Suspected ARS HERE
    • GETS card HERE
    • Satellite Telephone HERE  
  • RITN YouTube Channel - Training and Exercise Videos (HERE)
    • RITN - What You Need to Know overview (4 minutes)
    • Acute Radiation Syndrome Just In Time training video (16 min) developed in collaboration with Emory University, Emory University Hospital and Winship Cancer Center
  • RITN Medical Grandrounds Training: 'Medical Response to Radiation Exposure: the Role of Hematologists' presentation (PPTX)
    • Description:  In the event of a disaster that results in hematologic toxicity, physicians will need to understand the basics of Acute Radiation Syndrome treatment, as well as sources to reference for more detailed treatment instructions.
    • Learning Objectives:
      • Describe the role of the Radiation Injury Treatment Network
      • Describe three possible radiological event scenarios
      • Explain the response flow for victims planned by the federal government
      • Describe basic radiation biology
      • Identify the four Acute Radiation Syndromes subsyndromes
      • Explain five symptoms of Acute Radiation Syndrome
      • Describe two methods of bio-dosimetry
      • Describe basic treatment guidelines for hematologic syndrome
      • Name three available resources for more information
    •  Advanced Radiation Medical Emergency Training Course (REAC/TS) RITN-sponsored Training
      • This course takes place at different host RITN centers every year.
      • Staff that should consider attending in the future include MDs, RNs, Coordinators or other appropriate staff.
      • Information on registration is sent to RITN centers via email and posted on our homepage
    • CDC Training:
    • FEMA Emergency Management Institute Courses (Click HERE for link to courses):
      • IS-3 Radiological Emergency Management
      • IS-301 Radiological Emergency Response 
      • IS-302 Modular Emergency Radiological Response Transportation Training
      • IS-331 Introducution to Radiological Emergency Preparedness (REP) Exercise Evaluation
      • IS-346 An Orientation to Hazardous Materials for Medical Personnel (Chapter 5 is about Radiological Materials)
      • IS-808 Emergency Support Function (ESF) #8 - Public Health and Medical Services
      • IS-836 Nuclear/Radiological Incident Annex to the National Response Framework interactive web-based course
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