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Radiological Training Courses Available

Recovery, Acceptance, and Handling of Radiologically Contaminated Human Remains
(Presented by the United States Department of Energy)

A course intended for the Medical Examiner, Coroner, Medical and Criminal Investigator and Funeral Services personnel that would handle human remains that have been contaminated with radioactive materials.

We are currently evaluating the possibility of bringing this course to Nebraska. If you are interested in hosting or attending this course, please contact the Radiological Programs Manager at 402-471-7421.


There are several Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) radiological courses available from the Nebraska Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) and from FEMA's Emergency Management Institute at Emmitsburg, MD and Mount Weather, VA.

FEMA independent study courses:

  • Radiological Emergency Response (IS-3)
  • Radiological Emergency Response (IS-301)
  • Refresher Course for Radiological Monitors (IS-330)
  • Refresher Course for Radiological Response Teams (IS-336)
  • An Orientation to Hazardous Materials for Medical Personnel (IS-246)

DOE/FEMA courses are provided by NEMA:

  • Modular Emergency Response Radiological Transportation Training (MERRTT)
  • Fundamentals Course for Radiological Officers (G323)

Courses provided by DHS/FEMA/Center for Domestic Preparedness:

  • Radiological Series Train the Trainer
  • Radiological Emergency Response Operations
  • Advanced Radiological Incident Response Operations
  • Radiological Emergency Preparedness Exercise Evaluation Course
  • Radiological Emergency Preparedness Planning Course (E340)
  • Radiological Accident Assessment-Concepts (E341)

The NEMA presented courses are provided upon request.

NEMA is always looking for qualified people who are interested in instructing these courses as well.