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Radiological Preparedness

Trainings, Drills & Exercises: Radiation Equipment and Response Training

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Rapid Training for Hospital Radiation Detection
The following materials provide a one- hour training for hospital personnel involved in responding to an Area Radiation Detection alarm. Included are the PowerPoint presentation that may be modified for specific hospital, instructions on how to conduct the two hands-on exercises, and handouts.
  • ARD Rapid Training Instructions
  • ARD Rapid Training with Digital Survey Meter PowerPoint
  • ARD Rapid Training with Analogue Survey Meter
  • PowerPoint
  • Operator Aide for Frisker Handout
  • Survey Meter Form

Advanced Operators Course
The Advanced Radiation Equipment Course materials include the same PowerPoint Presentations as the Basic with the addition of the instructor commentary. Note: You should view the PowerPoint files in Notes Page view in order to see all slides, notes and other course handouts.

Terms of Usage
These educational materials (text and multi-media) for the Radiation Equipment and Response Course were created by SAIC and EAI Corporation with the grant support and intellectual collaboration of the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene. Any commercial use of these materials is strictly prohibited. The development of these materials was funded by a federal grant from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security - UASI II WM 03 833930. Materials may be reproduced for non-commercial educational use only, however, use of these materials in any other format or presentation must appropriately cite the authors of these materials, as listed above.

Last Updated: July 16, 2013