Population Monitoring for Community Response Center Course
The Population Monitoring at Community Reception Centers course is designed to provide the first responder and Community Reception Center (CRC) personnel with the individual skills needed to operate monitoring stations within the Community Reception Center (CRC) - or, similar reception centers to perform population monitoring and contamination reduction measures after a radiological or nuclear incident.
TLO #1: Upon completion of this module, Participants will describe the purpose and the components of a CRC in radiological/nuclear incident.
TLO #2: Upon completion of this module, Participants will be:
Familiar with basic radiation concepts. Able to distinguish between various radiation detection and measuring devices. Able to recall three survey techniques.
TLO #3: Upon completion of this module, Participants will be able to:
Identify PPE. Demonstrate donning and doffing procedures. Discuss decontamination procedures at a CRC in a radiological/nuclear incident.
TLO #4: Upon completion of this module, Participants will demonstrate contamination survey techniques performed during CRC operations.
Primary Core Capability
Environmental Response/Health and Safety
Secondary Core Capabilities
Public Health, Healthcare, and Emergency Medical Services
Public Information and Warning
Screening, Search, and Detection
Counterterrorism Operations Support Certificate of Completion
Work Phone 877-693-2867
Name: Registration Desk
Telephone Number: 877-963-2867
Prerequisites & Other Information:
No prerequisite is required to successfully complete this training. It would benefit the participant if they possess basic knowledge of radiation and familiarity with their jurisdiction?s radiation equipment.
To receive credit for this FEMA course, attendees must list a Student
Identification (SID) Number on the registration form that will be
issued on the first day of class. A SID number can be obtained at the
following link: https://cdp.dhs.gov/femasid
This course uses sealed radioactive sources during drills and practical
exercises. Participants receive only minor radiation doses (lower than
a chest X-ray or typical round-trip airline flight across the U.S.).
All training and course materials are provided at no cost to eligible
participants. Travel, Meals, and Lodging is at the cost of the Registrants Local Jurisdiction.
This course is based on the Center for Disease Control (CDC) guidance
for Community Reception Centers, Population Monitoring in Radiation
No tuition is charged.
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Emergency Medical Service