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Patient Safety Tool: Job Action Cards for Radiological Incident From Gundersen Lutheran Health System

Gundersen Lutheran Health System in La Crosse, Wis., has created job action cards in the event of a radiological incident.


They address responsibilities for the following positions:

  • TEC Person Taking Calls
  • TEC Charge Nurse
  • Radiation Safety Officer
  • TEC Physician
  • Hospital Operations Manager (HOM)
  • Safety Officer
  • Security Officer
  • Radiation Safety Technician
  • Facility Operations
  • TEC EMT/Paramedic Staff
  • Marketing Spokesperson
  • Decontamination Team – Physician
  • Decontamination Team – Nurse
  • Decontamination Team – Radiation Physicist
  • Decontamination Team – Circulating Nurse
  • Decontamination Team – Access Controller
  • TEC Radiologic Technologist
  • CT Technologist


The cards are available on the Wisconsin Department of Health's WI Hospital Emergency Preparedness Program website.


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Download the radiological incident job action cards (doc) and adapt them for use in your organization.


Source: WI DOH


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