Two courses for health physics professionals

Zverejnené 14.06.2013

 Two courses for health physics professionals

Radiological Emergency Planning: Terrorism, Security, and Communication

July 29 – August 2, 2013 | Boston, MA


This program brings together leaders in the field of emergency preparedness and planning to explore the basic principles for creating a comprehensive radiation emergency plan. Drawing from years of direct experience, faculty members will divulge lessons learned in preparing for, responding to, and communicating about radiation emergencies. By providing practical tools and guidelines, this course will prepare participants to plan for and respond to a radiological event, whether at the state, local, or individual facility level.

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


In-Place Filter Testing Workshop

August 19 – 23, 2013 | Boston, MA


Learn the latest air-cleaning theory, filter testing techniques, and regulatory requirements for in-place testing of HEPA filtration and gas adsorption systems. This course provides participants with the tools to apply new knowledge of filter technology to their organizations’ projects and plants. Wide-ranging ventilation topics are covered, including nuclear and non-nuclear applications relevant to industries including power generation, anti-terrorism, biotechnology, hospital, pharmaceuticals, and the military.

Learning Objectives:

  • Test and certify systems containing HEPA filtration and gas adsorption systems for nuclear and non-nuclear applications
  • Verify airflow in ventilation and air-cleaning systems
  • Operate testing equipment unique to these particular activities
  • Demonstrate an understanding of regulations issued by the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) and the Department of Energy pertaining to air- and gas-cleaning activities