Radiation Injury Treatment Network Grand Rounds: Medical Response to Radiation Exposure

This course will offer present information on The Radiation Injury Treatment Network (RITN) and provide the healthcare team education on patient management in the event of a radiation related disaster. The course includes discussion on the basics of Acute Radiation Syndrome and the healthcare teams' role as a participating hospital.

Release Date:
October 2022

Expiration Date:
October 2025

Estimated Duration of Course:
1 hour

This offering carries 1.00 ANCC nursing contact hours.

Target Audience

RNs , MDs, PA, SW, Pharm, Healthcare caregivers

Learning Objectives

At the end of this offering, the team will be able to:

  • Describe the role of the Radiation Injury Treatment Network
  • Describe basic radiation biology and 3 possible radiological event scenarios
  • Explain the response flow for victims planned by the federal government
  • Identify 4 Acute Radiation Syndromes

Additional Information

Provided by: 

The Norman Knight Nursing Center     

Please visit our website at mghpcs.org/KnightCenter   

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Thomas Spitzer, MD

In support of improving patient care, Mass General Brigham is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.


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