AHLS for Radiological Incidents & Terrorism

The AHLS for Radiological Incidents & Terrorism program is a 4-hour course that trains healthcare professionals to medically manage patients with acute radiation syndrome and internal contamination with radionuclides.

Course consists of didactic lectures. No exams or pre-requisites are required.

After completing AHLS for Radiological Incidents & Terrorism, participants will be able to:

  • Describe the basics of radiation physics
  • List different types of radiation detection equipment
  • Discuss the evaluation and management of patients contaminated with radioactive materials
  • Discuss the evaluation and management of patients exposed to ionizing radiation

Continuing Education Credit

College of Medicine
The University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson designates this live activity for a maximum of 4 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™

Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

CAPCE
CAPCE (Commission on Accreditation for Pre-hospital Continuing Education) represents only that its accredited programs have met CAPCE’ standards for accreditation. These standards require sound educational offerings determined by a review of its objectives, teaching plan, faculty, and program evaluation processes. CAPCE does not endorse or support the actual teachings, opinions or material content as presented by the speaker(s) and/or sponsoring organization. CAPCE accreditation does not represent that the content conforms to any national, state or local standard or best practice of any nature. No student shall have any cause of action against CAPCE based on the accreditation of the material.

CAPCE#: 17-AHLS-F1-0002
CEH Type: 4 Advanced

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