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RTC-BP3-S7-012022-CDR RTC Webinar Series - BP3 Session 7 - Radiation Injury Treatment Network (RITN)

Recorded Webinar Session

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TOPIC: Radiation Injury Treatment Network (RITN)
LOCATION: Recorded Webinar (WebEx)

Sharon Swift, Nurse Coordinator, Bone Marrow Transplant Program, James P Wilmot Cancer Center

Mark Cavanaugh, Associate Vice President, Environmental Health and Safety, University of Rochester

Anne McKenna, Nurse Coordinator, Bone Marrow Transplant Program, James P Wilmot Cancer Center

Description: The Radiation Injury Treatment Network (RITN) provides comprehensive evaluation and treatment for victims of radiation exposure or other marrow-toxic injuries.  RITN is comprised of a group of voluntary hospitals focused on preparing to respond to a large scale radiological incident that results in casualties with acute radiation syndrome, that occurs distant to their location. 

RITN provides:
• Training for physicians and other health care workers
• Assistance during an emergency
• Coordinated situation response involving leading medical facilities throughout the country
• Emergency communications support utilizing Government Telecommunications Service (GETS) cards, satellite telephone service, and Web-based incident management
• Donor search support
• IRB-approved data collection plan

Thank you for registering for the RTC BP3 Webinar Series - Recorded Session 7: Radiation Injury Treatment Network.  This course is a recorded webex that you can take at your own pace.  We hope you enjoy the session!