AoO-TRMs (REM-2) Medical Management of Acute Radiation Syndrome (ARS) (00:48:01)
This module will provide an understanding of the basics of medical management of ionizong radiation injuries and illnesses.
Continuing Medical Education Credit - Accreditation Statement
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.
The Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE) designates this educational activity for a maximum of .75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
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.
Lincoln Memorial University DeBusk College of Osteopathic Medicine (LMU-DCOM) and the AOA Council on Continuing Medical Education (CCME) approve this educational activity for a maximum of .50 hour of AOA Category 1-B CME credits. Physicians should claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
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)
Upon completion of this activity, the participant will be able to:
1. Review the phases of the Acute Radiation Syndrome(s) = ARS
2. Review clinical signs and symptoms of ARS
3. Review early management of irradiated and/or contaminated patients.
4. Review clinical and biologic dosimetry as the basis for medical management.
5. Review principles or management of internal contamination.
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)
Dr. Christensen has no relevant financial relationships to disclose.
This educational activity may contain discussion, and will include disclosure by speakers, of any off-label published and/or investigational uses of agents that are not indicated by the FDA.
- 0.75 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM
- 0.50 AOA CME Credit
- 0.75 Attendance
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. You will need a PC browser to view (i.e. Chrome, Internet Explorer). Windows 7 or higher is recommended.
Other Operating System Requirements:
- 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