Radiation Issues in Children: Knowledge Check & Primer

Curious about your fund of knowledge in the health effects of ionizing radiation?

A 10 question Knowledge Check was written for clinical health care providers, for self assessment and learning. Answer the questions and then see the answers, with links to more information.

The knowledge check does not certify knowledge or grant credit. Answers are not retained.

Radiation Disaster Issues in Children: An Approach to the Patient

Author: Gary Crouch, MD, MHSA, Col (Ret), USAF, MC

"'Radiation Disaster Issues in Children: An Approach to the Patient" discusses the unique needs of pediatric patients during and after exposure to radiation. This primer is targeted to healthcare providers who may be responsible for the medical assessment and management of pediatric patients affected by a radiation disaster, particularly a nuclear detonation. After reading the primer, learners are invited to access the continuing health education site to obtain no cost credit.

Learners can also visit the previously mentioned 10-question knowledge check after finishing the primer.