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Avera Sacred Heart Hospital

501 Summit
Yankton, SD 57078
605-668-8000

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Radiation Injury Treatment Network Conference

Apr
10
Thu
Apr 10, 2014
Thursday
8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Sr. Colman Room at Prairie Center, Sioux Falls
Sioux Falls, SD

Designed to provide a general understanding of radiation exposure, causes, contamination issues. Participants will also learn the protocol for activiating Radiation Injury Treatment Network (RITN) and how it is implemented nationally and in Sioux Falls. Target Audience: Physicians, registered nurses, first responders (including EMS, fire and law enforcement), emergency management, nuclear medicine technicians, hospital preparedness partners, public health employees and social workers

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Fees & Payment

There is no fee for this conference. 

Description

This conference is designed to provide a general understanding of radiation exposure and its causes and contamination issues.  Participants will also learn about the protocol for activiating the Radiation Injury Treatment Network (RITN) and how it is implemented across the nation and here in Sioux Falls.

This conference is designed to provide a general understanding of radiation exposure and its causes and contamination issues.  Participants will also learn about the protocol for activiating the Radiation Injury Treatment Network (RITN) and how it is implemented across the nation and here in Sioux Falls.

 

Target Audience:  Physicians, registered nurses, first responders (including EMS, fire and law enforcement), emergency management, nuclear medicine technicians, hospital preparedness partners, public health employees and social workers.

Preliminary Agenda:

08:00 Introduction and Welcome

Kathy Jacobs, RN CHSP CHEP,  Director Environmental Safety

08:15 Radiation Exposure/causes/contamination

Katherine Sixt  Ph.D. , Research Staff Member ,  Institute for Defense Analyses

09:15   RITN program and participant responsibilities

Cullen Case, Emergency Preparedness Administrator National Bone Marrow Donor Program

10:15 Break

10:30 Federal resources/acquisitions for support

LCDR  John Gibbons,  Regional Emergency Coordinator  HHS/ASPR Region 8

11:30 Decontamination process/goals

KaraJo Schneekloth, CNMT , Nuclear Medicine Technician

Traci Hollingshead, CNMT, Radiation Safety Officer

12:30 Lunch

13:30 eEmergency facilitation of patient/victim intake and assignment 

Lisa Lindgren, BSN MBA, Director eEmergency

14:30 Break

15:00 Community ties, effects and communication needs-Panel discussion

Facilitator            Kevin Schlosser NREMT-P, Emergency Management Coordinator, Avera McKennan

                Regan Smith        Emergency Manager City of Sioux Falls                                

                Sandy Frentz      Public Health Manager City of Sioux Falls Health Department                                     

                Lynn DeYoung   Director Minnehaha County EMA

                Samantha Hill     Region 3 Public Health Coordinator SD Department of Health

             

16:00 Questions and Answers

16:30 Evaluations and Adjourn

Instructor(s)

  • Speakers per Workshop Agenda

Contact

Avera Events Coordinator at 605-322-4645 or send an email

Schedule & Location

Schedule

Date Time Location Instructor
1. Thu, April 10 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM Sr. Colman Room at Prairie Center, Sioux Falls Speakers per Workshop Agenda

Location Details

  • Sr. Colman Room at Prairie Center, Sioux Falls
    1000 E. 23rd Street
    Sioux Falls, SD 57105