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Preparing Nurses to Respond to Disasters and Public Health Emergencies: Response to Radiological/Nuclear Events

The Society for Disaster Medicine and Public Health (SDMPH) will offer a 2-hour presentation at 11:00 am EST on May 26, 2022, to address the need for medical education in radiological/nuclear emergency response.

  1. Increased need for radiological/nuclear medical training due to recent events
  2. Myths and realities of the consequences of radiation exposure and treatment
  3. Thermal burns, trauma injuries, and radiation effects – the nuclear medical triumvirate
  4. Cutting-edge approaches expected to dramatically increase medical outcomes in nuclear events

Presenters and Expert Panel

Cham Dallas, MS, PhD

Professor, University of Georgia College of Public Health, Clinical Professor of Emergency Medicine, Medical College of Georgia, Instructor, Radiation Emergency Response, DHS Center for Domestic Preparedness

Arthur Cooper, MD

NYC Health and Hospitals, Columbia University, Chair, National Disaster Life Support Foundation (NDLSF) Board

Carol J. Iddins, MD, FAADM

Director, Radiation Emergency Assistance Center/ Training Site (REAC/TS), Oak Ridge National Laboratory

Regina Hawkins, MPH

Director, Preparedness and Radiation Readiness, Association of State and Territorial Health Officials (ASTHO), National Alliance for Radiation Readiness (NARR)

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