Population Monitoring in Radiological Events
Division of Environmental Health, NYS Dept. of Health
The speaker will discuss population monitoring during radiological emergencies and lessons learned from the full scale radiological exercise, Empire '09. At the conclusion of the presentation, the participant will understand the concept of population monitoring; increase knowledge of key planning principals and objectives of monitoring; learn what a Community Reception Center (CRC) is and its use following a radiological emergency and observe a CRC in practice through lessons learned from Empire 09.
- Understand the concept of population monitoring
- Increase knowledge of key planning principles and objectives of population monitoring
- Learn what a Community Reception Center (CRC) is and its use following a radiological emergency
- Observe a CRC in practice through lessons learned from Empire 09
Public Health Preparedness Core Competencies
1.3 Facilitate collaboration with external partners
1.4 Maintain situational awareness
1.5 Demonstrate respect for all persons and cultures
2.2 Use principles of crisis and risk communication
3.1 Contribute expertise in CHVA
3.2 Contribute expertise to the development of emergency plan
3.3 Participate in improving the organization’s capacities
4.2 Employ protective behaviors
Public Health Emergency Preparedness Capabilities
PHEP Capability 1: Community Preparedness
PHEP Capability 11: Non-Pharmaceutical Interventions – external decontamination
PHEP Capability 15: Volunteer Management
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Continuing Education Units:
Nursing Contact Hours, CHES and CME credits are available upon completion of evaluation and post-test. For more info about credits.