Initial Response

  • What is the scope of the incident and the response?
  • How will it affect service delivery?
  • Where are the impacted communities?
  • What population is impacted?
  • What is the anticipated medical surge?
  • Determine communication means
  • Evaluate healthcare organization, staff and supplies
  • Healthcare facility status
  • Consider healthcare facility incident command status
  • Determine health department status
  • Identify who need to know
  • Identify resources to be deployed
  • Consider healthcare facility decompression initiatives
When: Monday, Feb 6, 2023 - Tuesday, Feb 7, 2023, 8:00AM - 5:00PM

Iowa State University Memorial

Union 2229 Lincoln Way

Ames, IA 50011

Description: This course focuses on the emergency preparedness of offsite response organizations for a radiological emergency at a commercial nuclear power plant licensed by the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission. Course topics include REP Program history and key events, federal regulatory policies, basic radiation principles, REP planning standards, REP program assessment policies and guidance, and the REP disaster-initiated review process. At the successful completion of this course, the participant will have satisfied the instructor-led training prerequisites for additional training tracks.

Prerequisites: Log in and complete the Center for Domestic Preparedness online, course AWR-923 W, “Radiological Emergency Management”

Audience: Federal, State, Tribal, Utility, and Local Emergency Management

Additional Info: 1) Students must have a FEMA SID number to complete registration Having problems: go to CDP Student Portal and enter 23N-0268 RCCC in the "Have a Promo Code?" box. You must enter the promo code exactly as it appears here to successfully apply.