Uncharted Emergency Preparedness: Are You Ready to "Bug Out"? [1:00pm CST] (Live Webinar)

Uncharted Emergency Preparedness: Are You Ready to "Bug Out"? [1:00pm CST] (Live Webinar)
Course ID: RT/Diagnostic-3959-UnchartEDPrep-154
Event Location:Advanced Health Education Center, 8502 Tybor Drive, Houston, Texas, USA, 77074
Credit: 2 Category A Credits indirect
Date: 04/30/2018 01:00 pm - 04/30/2018 03:00 pm
Instructor : John White , CNMT
Price: $34.95
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Course Topics:

  • Radiologic Events
  • Environmental Risks
  • Disaster Preparedness

Course Objectives:

At the conclusion of this course, the participant should be able to:

  1. Discuss emergency plans for an electronic blackout
  2. Understand the difference in planning for a localized catastrophic event, and a national or worldwide event
  3. List at least 10 logical items to put in your own bugout bag

Start Time Based on Time Zone:

  • 2:00 PM Eastern
  • 1:00 PM Central
  • 12:00 PM Mountain
  • 11:00 AM Pacific
  • 10:00 AM Alaska
  • 9:00 AM Hawaii

You must watch the entire webinar session. If you log in 15 minutes after the webinar has started, you will not be issued a certificate. The system we use monitors interactivity and will provide us with a report.

Advanced Health Education Center, Ltd. Webinar Cancellation & Refund Policy

  • Advanced Health Education Center (AHEC) decides the Monday prior to the webinar date if an AHEC Live Webinar will be cancelled.
  • AHEC reserves the right to substitute an instructor's program if the initial instructor program is not available.
  • If AHEC cancels a webinar, the participant will be awarded one of the following: a full refund, a tuition credit to be used within the next year, or a transfer into another webinar course of equal or lesser value (before discounts). If the participant chooses to transfer to a webinar of higher value, the participant is responsible for the price difference.
  • Any participant cancellations received by 5pm CST the day prior to the course date will be allowed a tuition credit. There are no refunds.
  • If a participant neglects to contact AHEC prior to the course and does not attend, the tuition paid is forfeited to AHEC and no tuition credits are granted.

System Requirements:

  • An internet connection (broadband wired or wireless – 3G or 4G/LTE)
  • Speakers or headphones
  • Operating Systems:
    • MacOS 10.6.8 (Snow Leopard) or later
    • Windows 8/8.1
    • Windows 7
    • Windows Vista with SP1 or later
    • Windows XP with SP3 or later
  • Tablets:
    • Surface PRO 2 with Windows 8.1
    • iOS and Android devices
  • Web Browsers:
    • Windows Internet Explorer 7+
    • Firefox
    • Chrome
    • Safari 5+
    • Opera 12+

**For more information on the system requirements please click this LINK

 

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John White , CNMT

JOHN C. WHITE CNMT is the Radiation Safety Officer for the VA North Texas Health Care System. He has been a Certified Nuclear Medicine Technologist since 1978 and is a member of the Technologist Section of the Society of Nuclear Medicine, and a Board member and Past President of the South Texas Chapter of the Health Physics Society. Mr. White is the Founder and current Chair of the North Texas Radiation Response Group, and for three years, Vice Chair of the Texas-Vermont Low Level Radioactive Waste Disposal Compact Commission. He has worked in the field of Radiation effects for 42 years, and has been a Radiation Safety Officer since 1993. He authored the National Association of EMS Physicians’ chapter on Radiological Emergency Preparedness and Response for the Special Operations Medical Support series, and is a Co-Author of the National Disaster Life Support Foundation’s Basic Disaster Life Support course. As Radiation Safety Officer for The University of Texas at Austin from 1991-2001, he was instrumental in developing control systems for electronic purchasing Radioactive Materials and other Hazardous Materials, and was the liaison between The University of Texas and the City of Austin in the tense times following the 9-11 events. He worked in the Defense industry for 13 years and participated in hardening Air Force One and the E-4B and EC-135 Airborne Command Posts to the effects of nuclear weapons. His professional experience includes work in the areas of Radiological Emergency Response, Nuclear Medicine, Nuclear Weapons Effects engineering, Reactor Health Physics, Radioactive Materials research, and Radiation Safety.