AoO-TRMs (REM) Introduction to Radiation Emergency Medicine (00:03:48)
This module provides a brief introduction including, course overview and objectives, to the eight modules covering Radiation Emergency Medicine (REM), the medical management of ionizing radiation-induced injuries and illnesses, and an overview of radioactive materials and equipment that could be used by terrorists.
Accreditation and Designation Statements
The oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
These CME activities were planned and produced in accordance with the ACCME Essentials.
Lincoln Memorial University DeBusk College of Osteopathic Medicine (LMU-DCOM) is accredited by the American Osteopathic Association (AOA) Council on Continuing Medical Education (CCME) to sponsor continuing medical education for physicians and other health care professionals.
There is no CME credit provided for the REM Introduction to Radiation Emergency Medicine module.
Primary Care Physicians - Emergency Medicine, Occupational, Family Practice, General Surgery, Internal Medicine Physicians
Medical Directors for the Emergency Medical Services (EMS) System
Medical Students, Nursing Students, Physician Assistant (PA) Students, Paramedic Students
Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, Nurse Clinicians
Physician Assistants (PA)
Pre-Hospital First Responders (EMTs)
Doran Christensen, DO
Associate Director and Staff Physician
Radiation Emergency Assistance Center/Training site (REAC/TS)
Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE)
U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)
Steve Sugarman, MS, CHP, CHCM
REAC/TS Health Physics Project Manager
Rob Beauchamp, RN
Participants must have access to a computer and a reliable high-speed Internet connection, Note that dial-up Internet connection speeds are not compatible with the learning management system.
Operating System Requirements:
- Operating System: Windows 2000, XP, Vista, 7
- Processor: Intel Core 2 Duo or higher
- Memory: 1GB or higher preferred
- Hard Disk Space: Sufficient to store course materials
- Monitor: 1024 x 768 minimum resolution
- Sound Card: ability to play audio clips
- Browser: Microsoft Internet Explorer 9.0 or Firefox 3.05
- Windows Media for audio and video clips
- Adobe Acrobat Reader to view PDF files (Download is available for free from http://www.adobe.com).
- Adobe Flash Player