Robert Gould, M.D.
Dr. Gould is Associate Pathologist, Santa Teresa Community Hospital (Kaiser Hospital San Jose) and President-Elect, Physicians for Social Responsibility. Dr. Gould reports no commercial conflict of interest.
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Albert Einstein College of Medicine – Montefiore Medical Center designates this enduring material activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™.
Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by Albert Einstein College of Medicine-Montefiore Medical Center and InterMDnet. Albert Einstein College of Medicine – Montefiore Medical Center is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.
Upon completion of this Cyberounds®
, you should be able to:
- Describe the health effects that could be associated with terrorist use of nuclear or radiological weapons
- Discuss the guidelines regarding the mitigation of health consequences stemming from the release of radiation from a nuclear power plant or weapon
- List the steps that could be taken to prevent nuclear terrorism and its potential health consequences.