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Notice to Readers: Satellite Broadcast: Radiological Monitoring and Decontamination

CDC and the Public Health Training Network will present a satellite broadcast and webcast entitled "Radiological Monitoring and Decontamination," on March 9, 2006, at 1:00 p.m. EDT. CDC is developing radiological population monitoring guidelines for communities in consultation with advisors from federal, state, local, and academic organizations. This 2-hour broadcast will cover the basic components of these guidelines under development. The program will also help community leaders and public health workers prepare to conduct short- and long-term monitoring of populations affected by a nuclear or radiological terrorist incident or unintentional release of radioactive materials into the environment. A question-and-answer session will enable participants to ask questions by toll-free telephone, fax, or TTY lines. Questions may also be sent by e-mail to rsb@cdc.gov both before and during the broadcast.

Participants are responsible for setting up their own viewing locations and are encouraged to register their locations as soon as possible so that persons who wish to view the broadcast can access information online. Directions for establishing and registering viewing locations are available at http://www.cdcnpin.org. The broadcast can be viewed live or after broadcast on computers with Internet and RealPlayer capability through http://www.phppo.cdc.gov/phtn.

Continuing education (CE) credit for the live satellite broadcast and webcast will be available from March 9, 2006, through April 10, 2006. CE credit for the enduring/self-study versions of the program will be available from April 9, 2006, through April 9, 2009.

Information about registration is available by telephone, 1-800-41-TRAIN, or e-mail, ce@cdc.gov. E-mail inquiries should include "Preparing for Radiological Population Monitoring and Decontamination" in the subject line.



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