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Zika Fever is a mild febrile illness caused by a mosquito-borne virus. It has been identified in several countries in Central and South America, Mexico, and the Caribbean. Zika fever has also been reported in travelers returning to the U.S. and Florida. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Travel Advisory to impacted countries can be found here. Take protect yourself and your loved ones: Drain standing water, no matter how seemingly small, cover your skin with mosquito repellent or protective clothing and keep windows and doors covered with screens.
Bureau of Radiation Control
P.O. Box 680069
Orlando, FL 32868-0069
24 Hour Emergency: 407-297-2095
Emergency Management of Radiation Accident Victims Training
(No classes currently scheduled)
This training was provided by staff from the Radiation Emergency Assistance Center/Training Site (REAC/TS), Oak Ridge, TN, and sponsored by the Florida Department of Health, Bureau of Radiation Control, Emergency Response Program. The training was intended for medical personnel who need to recognize the symptoms of radiation exposure and/or treat the victims of a radiological incident/event, including a severe transportation accident, a nuclear power plant accident, or the detonation of a radiological dispersal device or an improvised nuclear device. Such personnel may include:
Course Objectives and Continuing Medical Education (CME) Approval
At the end of this course, the participant will be able to:
ORISE (Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education), is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. ORISE takes responsibility for the content, quality, and scientific integrity of this ACCME activity, which has been assigned 9 hours of American Medical Association Physician's Recognition Award (AMA PRA) Category 1 Credits for full participation. Physicians should claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in this activity. This course has also been approved by: the Florida Board of Nursing for 12 hours of continuing education for Florida nurses; by the Florida Bureau of Radiation Control for 12 hours of continuing education for Florida radiologic technologists; and by the Department of Health for 9 hours of continuing education for Florida Environmental Health professionals. Florida EMTs and Paramedics may also submit the course for continuing education credit through their alternative pathway.
Welcome/Introduction to REAC/TS (Section 1)
Basic Health Physics (Section 2)
A History or Radiation Accidents: The Real Risk (Section 3)
Common Sources of Radiation and Radiological Terrorism (Section 4)
Acute Radiation Syndrome (ARS) and Management of Internal Contamination (Section 5)
Acute Local Radiation Injury (LRI) and Case Review: Yanango Peru (Section 6)
Emergency Department Protocols (Section 7)
Radiation Detection & Instrumentation (Section 8)
Preparation & Decontamination Procedures (Demo)
Q&A, Self Assessment & Adjourn (Section 9)
Grp 1- Field Management
Grp 2- Patient Surveys
Grp 3- Radiation Surveys
Grp 2- Field Management
Grp 3- Patient Surveys
Grp 1- Radiation Surveys
Grp 3- Field Management
Grp 1- Patient Surveys
Grp 2- Radiation Surveys
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