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Notice to Readers: National Center for Environmental Health and Public Health Training Network Satellite Broadcast and Webcast, February 10, 2004

CDC will present "Medical Response to Nuclear and Radiological Terrorism," a live, interactive satellite broadcast and webcast on February 10, 2004, from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. EST. The target audience for this program comprises emergency physicians, hospitalists (i.e., physicians whose practices emphasize providing care for hospitalized patients), nurse practitioners, physician assistants, nurses, and other clinical emergency department personnel.

A terrorist attack involving radioactive materials could result in mass casualties, radiation-related illnesses, and contaminated persons. This broadcast will provide clinicians with the most current information on possible radiologic scenarios, basic information on radiation and protection for clinicians, medical management of victims of a radiologic incident, and decontamination and treatment of victims. After the presentation, participants may question panelists via a toll-free telephone, fax, or TTY lines.

Additional information about program content, registration, continuing education credit, and access is available at http://www.phppo.cdc.gov/phtn/radiation-04/default.asp. Information about registration also is available at CDC, telephone 800-418-7246 or e-mail, ce@cdc.gov.

 

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