Radiation Basics Made Simple

Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
Date Published: 04/16/2014
Format: Video or Multimedia

This resource is a training module that introduces participants to the fundamentals of radiation and radioactivity. It features an enhanced lecture-style video and interactive knowledge checks toto deliver and reinforce key concepts. The training is divided into eight segments: Sources of Radiation, Radioactive Decay, Measuring Radiation, Biological Effects of Radiation, Radiation Protection, Decontamination, Environmental Impact of Radioactivity, and Responding to Radiation Emergencies.