Washington State Emergency Management Division

***Cancelled***PER-243-1 Personal Radiation Detector (PRD), Train-the-Trainer - Cancelled

Tuesday, June 23, 2020 to Thursday, June 25, 2020

8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
The registration period has closed for this event.

Course Description

The PER-243-1 Primary Screener/Personal Radiation Detector (PRD) Train-the-Trainer Course train Participants who are qualified instructors selected by their agency to deliver the PER-243 Primary Screener/Personal Radiation Detector (PRD) Course to effectively train emergency responders. These qualified instructors will learn to prepare and conduct the delivery of the PER-243 course. This course provides Train-the-Trainer level instruction on the employment of personal radiation detectors. The course further includes teach-back experience as well as extensive practice with the course Station Guides to enhance expertise of personnel instructing others in the tasks required to perform the Primary Screener role.

Course Objectives

Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to instruct agency/jurisdiction personnel assigned as Primary Screeners on the use of passive techniques based upon National training standards and qualifications, to employ a Personal Radiation Detector (PRD) – in an operational environment – to detect radiological or nuclear sources in accordance with the PRD operating instructions.


AWR-140: Introduction to Radiological Nuclear WMD Operations

Target Audience

The target audience for this course is:

  • Fire Service
  • Law Enforcement
  • Transportation Security

Continuing Education
CEU: Hours - 24


Franklin County Emergency Management

1011 E. Ainsworth St
Pasco , WA 99301

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Course Manager


Chris Lee (course manager),


(509) 545-3546