Responding to Radiation Disasters

Course Description:

This course will help you recognize why children are at an increased risk when exposed to radiation. It incorporates overviews for the different stages for classic acute radiation syndromes, how to utilize appropriate laboratory samples and also includes a quick review of medications and dosages.

*Last updated 2012.


Additional Courses: (click links below)

JumpSTART Pediatric MCI Triage Tool

AHRQ - Pediatric Terrorism and Disaster Preparedness

AAP - Children and Disasters

ATSDR - Pediatric Environmental Health Specialty Units

CDC - Mass Casualties Predictor

OSHA - Best Practices for Hospital-Based First Receivers

OSHA - Incident Command System eTool

Sign Language for Emergencies

Radiation Emergency Assistance Center and Training Site

ARS - Physician's Fact Sheet

EPA - Integrated Risk Information System

KI Dosing

KI Information

Hospital Guidelines for Pediatric Preparedness