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MEIR Distributive Learning (online) Course
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The Medical Effects of Ionizing Radiation (MEIR) Course provides medical and operational personnel with information concerning the biomedical consequences of radiation exposure, how to manage its effects, and resulting casualties.
The Distributive Learning (online) MEIR course is a 6-hour, abbreviated version of the standard 3-day in-person MEIR course. It is designed to teach the basics or serve as a refresher for those who have taken the in-person course or have prior knowledge of the material.NOTE—Although the online version of the course does grant 6 CME or CNE credits,
its completion does not confer credit for completion of the MEIR Course.
About the course—The postgraduate-level course is composed of six interactive modules as listed below.
Each module takes approximately one hour to complete. After finishing all six modules, there will be an exam to complete. An exam score of 80% is required to pass the course.
Nurses—This continuing nursing education activity was approved by the U.S. Army Nurse Corps Nursing Education Branch, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.Six (6) CNE credits are provided for participation in this educational activity. No partial credit will be awarded.
Who can participate—The online Distributive Learning MEIR is available to U.S. military personnel and Department of Defense Civilians only.
How to register—The Distributive Learning MEIR Course is being offered on a quarterly basis. Those interested in taking the course should register through the AFRRI web site at this location. When filling in the registration form, students will be asked to select the FY14 quarter within which they’d like to complete the course (see choices below).
Questions and comments—Please direct all comments or questions to the Department of Military Medical Operations at AFRRI by calling 301-295-1069 (DSN 295-1069), or send e-mail to the course coordinator by clicking the button below.
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