Navigation Links
The 43rd Midyear Meeting of the Health Physics Society
Date:1/13/2010

McLean, VA, January 11, 2010 The 43rd Midyear Meeting of the Health Physics Society (HPS) will take place January 24- 27, 2010 in Albuquerque, New Mexico at the Doubletree Hotel. The topical meeting will focus on "Radiation Risk Communication to the Public." About 400 attendees are expected, with 49 presentations during the 2.5 day topical session.

MEETING HIGHLIGHTS

  • Communication during a crisis

    • Red Dragon
    • Issues affecting understanding

  • Communication techniques

    • A universal hazard index
    • Making communication effective
    • Radiological event scale
    • Addressing radiation myths

  • Health Physics Society public education efforts

    • Radon risk communication
    • Fact and Information sheets

  • Communication of risk to patients

    • Providing radiation safety information (risks and benefits)

  • Face-to-face

  • Consent forms

  • Radiation science education in schools

    • "Nuclear is Hot" teaching tool
    • Practical presentations for students of all ages

  • First responder readiness

    • Training in a virtual environment
    • Lessons learned
    • Availability of specially prepared response teams

Information about these and all of the presentations can be found at http://hps.org/meetings/.


'/>"/>

Contact: Kelly Classic
media@hps.org
507-284-4407
Health Physics Society
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1

Related biology news :

1. Society for General Microbiology 161st Meeting, University of Edinburgh
2. Planetary geoscience, paleontology, and more at GSA Annual Meeting in Denver next month
3. Colony collapse disorder symposium added to ESA Annual Meeting
4. Meeting real-world climate information needs of business, government
5. Food and environmental sustainability focus of ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meetings
6. NAS Biodiversity and Extinction Meeting Dec. 7-8
7. HGS announces positive Phase 2 LymphoStat-B at ACR meeting
8. New studies on schizophrenia, depression, trauma and autism highlight annual meeting
9. Roger Kornberg to present lecture at the Joint Biophysical Society/IUPAB Meeting
10. Media advisory -- 2008 Ocean Sciences Meeting
11. ASNTR 15th anniversary meeting to be held May 1-3 in Florida
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:6/2/2016)... 2, 2016   The Weather Company , an IBM ... an industry-first capability in which consumers will be able to ... ask questions via voice or text and receive relevant information ... Marketers have long sought an advertising solution that ... be personal, relevant and valuable; and can scale across millions ...
(Date:5/24/2016)... care by providing unparalleled technology to leaders of the medical imaging industry.  As such, ... to the range of products distributed by Ampronix. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20160524/371420 ... ... ... With ...
(Date:5/12/2016)... DALLAS , May 12, 2016 ... has just published the overview results from the Q1 ... of the recent wave was consumers, receptivity to a ... wearables data with a health insurance company. ... choose to share," says Michael LaColla , CEO ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):
(Date:6/23/2016)... June 23, 2016 A person commits a crime, ... scene to track the criminal down. An outbreak ... and Drug Administration (FDA) uses DNA evidence to track down ... Sound far-fetched? It,s not. The FDA has increasingly used ... investigations of foodborne illnesses. Put as simply as possible, whole ...
(Date:6/23/2016)... , June 23, 2016   EpiBiome , ... secured $1 million in debt financing from Silicon Valley ... up automation and to advance its drug development efforts, ... new facility. "SVB has been an incredible ... the services a traditional bank would provide," said Dr. ...
(Date:6/23/2016)... , June 23, 2016  Blueprint Bio, a company ... to the medical community, has closed its Series A ... Nunez . "We have received a commitment ... capital we need to meet our current goals," stated ... us the runway to complete validation on the current ...
(Date:6/23/2016)... ... June 23, 2016 , ... Velocity Products, a division of ... and optimized exclusively for Okuma CNC machining centers at The International Manufacturing Technology ... among several companies with expertise in toolholding, cutting tools, machining dynamics and distribution, ...
Breaking Biology Technology: