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Duane Arnold Energy Center Radiological Emergency Worker - Basic

Course Title

Basic Radiological Emergency Worker Training is an online course that covers six topics which includes both general and specific information an emergency worker needs in order to respond to a radiological incident.

Topics

  • Nuclear Power Plants
  • Emergency Response Plan
  • Emergency Classifications
  • Radiation Principles
  • Your Role as an Emergency Worker
  • Emergency Worker Preparations

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Emergency Preparedness for Families of First Responders

Goal/Intended Audience

The goal of this course is to provide the information and tools necessary to enable first responders to prepare their families for an emergency event.

This course is intended for first responders and their family members. (Family members do not need to take the online course, but are encouraged to participate in the printed activities once the course is completed).

Capabilities identified:

  • Capability 1: Community Preparedness...
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Volunteer Training: Personal Protective Equipment

Firefighters pulling a fire hose.

Course Summary

demonstrate the appropriate use of PPE

Intended Audience

Volunteers

Learning Objectives:

Upon completion of this part, you will be able to:

  • Explainwhy Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) may be necessary for those acting as volunteers in a public health emergency
  • Describethe process for selecting PPE and ensuring its safe and effective use
  • Describethe use or non-use of PPE in recent...
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Volunteer Training: Incident Command System (ICS)

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Course Summary

Rxplain how the Incident Command System works and how you as a volunteer fit into it

Intended Audience

Volunteers

Learning Objectives:

After successful completion of this course, you will be able to:

  • Describethe basic management features of the Incident Command System and their value during an emergency response
  • Describethe roles and responsibilities of the Incident Commander and Command Staff
  • ...
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Volunteer Training: First Steps

Collage of emergency workers in a variety of emergency situations

This course will explain why volunteers are an essential part of a successful emergency response and guide you through the process of becoming a volunteer.

Intended Audience

potential public health volunteers

Learning Objectives:

Upon completion of this part, you will be able to:

  • Describevarious roles volunteers will play in the response to a disaster or other public health emergency
  • Describewhat training is required to...
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Emergency Medical Services Operations and Planning for Weapons of Mass Destruction - Part III

Emergency Medical Services Operations and Planning for Weapons of Mass Destruction - Part III

There are a total of nine modules in the Emergency Medical Services Operations and Planning for Weapons of Mass Destruction course. The course has been divided into the three parts as outlined below.

  • Part I
    • Module 1: Emergency Response Guide
    • Module 2: Biological Weapons
    • Module 3: Radiological Weapons
  • Part II
    • Module 4: Incendiary Weapons
    • Module 5: Chemical...
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Emergency Medical Services Operations and Planning for Weapons of Mass Destruction - Part II

Emergency Medical Services Operations and Planning for Weapons of Mass Destruction - Part II

There are a total of nine modules in the Emergency Medical Services Operations and Planning for Weapons of Mass Destruction course. The course has been divided into the three parts as outlined below

  • Part I
    • Module 1:Emergency Response Guide
    • Module 2:Biological Weapons
    • Module 3:Radiological Weapons
  • Part II
    • Module 4:...
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Emergency Medical Services Operations and Planning for Weapons of Mass Destruction - Part I

Emergency Medical Services Operations and Planning for Weapons of Mass Destruction - Part I

There are a total of nine modules in the Emergency Medical Services Operations and Planning for Weapons of Mass Destruction course. The course has been divided into the three parts as outlined below.

Part 1

  • Module 1: Emergency Response Guide
  • Module 2: Biological Weapons
  • Module 3: Radiological Weapons

These modules contain practice exercises that will provide you with an opportunity to apply and better understand the material presented...

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Weapons of Mass Destruction - Awareness

Collage of various WMD situations -- mushroom clouds, emergency personnel, HAZMAT tanker, gas masks, etc.

There are five modules in this course. When you are finished reading this course overview, complete the Pre-test. You can access the Pre-test by clicking on the link provided on the course menu on the left. After you've completed the Pre-test, move on to the first module, "Prevention and Deterrence". Once you have completed this module and its practice exercises, go on to the following four modules which are: "Chemical Agents", "Biological Agents", "Radiological Materials", and "Explosive...

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Joint Information Center - How Does It Work

Joint Information Center - What It Is, How It Works

Course Summary

There are three sections in this course:

  • Section 1: Defining the Joint Information to the Public
  • Section 2: Getting Information to the Public
  • Section 3: Staffing and Organizational Structure

There are practice activities/exercises throughout the lessons. These practice activities/exercises will provide you with an opportunity to apply the knowledge and skills presented in these lessons. There is a Post-test ...

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