Event Date/Time: Jul 29, 2013 / 12:30 pm - (EST) End Date/Time: Aug 02, 2013 / 1:30 pm - (EST)
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Radiological Emergency Planning Course

Participants will examine the latest principles and requirements to prepare for and respond to a radiological emergency as well as develop the skills necessary to effectively communicate with the media and public during crisis situations.

Who Should Participate

New and experienced emergency planners, emergency response team members, first receivers, and first responders from organizations, including, but not limited to:

  • Department of Homeland Security
  • DOD and NASA facilities utilizing radioactive materials
  • DOE facilities
  • FEMA
  • Health and Human Services
  • Nuclear utilities
  • State and local emergency agencies
  • State radiation control agencies

Learning Objectives:

  • Apply 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


651 Huntington Avenue
United States

Conference Speakers


Program Director   Edward F. Maher, ScD, CHP Instructor, Department of Environmental Health Harvard School of Public Health Associate and Senior Health Physicist Dade Moeller & Associates, Inc.   Faculty   Steven M. Becker, PhD Professor of Community and Environmental Health College of Health Sciences Old Dominion University   Brooke Buddemeier, CHP Radiation Safety Specialist Global Security Principal Directorate Radiological and Nuclear Countermeasures Division Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory   Steven B. Goldman, EdD, PE President and Chief Executive Officer Steve Goldman Associates   Kenneth Groves, MS, FHPS Consultant S2 - Sevorg Services, LLC Former Director, Emergency Management and Response Los Alamos National Laboratory   Ian Scott Hamilton, PhD, CHP, DABR(D) Assistant Professor of Radiology, Texas A&M University Director of the Medical Physics Practice Baylor College of Medicine   Patricia A. Milligan, CHP Senior Advisor for Preparedness and Response Office of Nuclear Security and Incident Response Division of Preparedness and Response U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission   Patrick Mulligan, MS Manager Bureau of Nuclear Engineering NJ Department of Environmental Protection   John T. Nesler, MS, CEM Senior Research Scientist Battelle Memorial Institute   Susan H. Perkins-Grew Director, Emergency Preparedness Nuclear Generation Division Nuclear Energy Institute (NEI)   Michael J. Slobodien, CHP Director, Emergency Planning Programs ENTERGY Nuclear

Additional Information

Program fee: $2500

Program fee includes: 

  • Optional half-day refresher on August 20th
  • Continental breakfasts, lunches, and refreshment breaks
  • Reception
  • Comprehensive take-home reference materials
  • Continuing Education Credits
  • Harvard School of Public Health certificate of participation

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