How to earn C.E. at the Symposium
The 2021 symposium will have opportunities to earn continuing education credits; up to 12 Category-I credits and up to 8 Category-II credits for the sessions offered on Monday and Tuesday.
Sunday Pre-symposium Courses: this year there are seven course being offered by private trainers. Sunday courses are not included in the price of the symposium registration and run 8:00 – noon and 1:00 – 5:00 or all day. Courses and times are listed below.
Symposium Sessions will NOT be streamed live.
How to Earn Category-II C.E.
Attendees will earn up to 8 Category-II CE credits. Four (4) credits for either Monday or Tuesday or eight (8 total for both days). There are no cards to stamp, your credits will automatically be applied to your NRPP Portal. Cat-II Certificates are available for all attendees.
How to Earn Category-I C.E.
All attendees can earn up to 12 Category-I C.E. by accessing online quiz workbooks at the end of Monday and Tuesday. Paper Workbooks will be available to take notes to prepare you for answering the questions in the online workbook sections.
- A score of 100% must be achieved on workbook sections to earn credit. Sections may be repeated as many times as needed to pass. Once you achieve 100% on a section, you will receive an email link to your certificate.
- If you are NRPP certified, credits will be automatically applied in your certification portal.
Sunday AARST-hosted C.E.
AARST hosts private trainers to teach courses on Sunday. These courses are not included in the cost of the symposium. Registration must be made in advance of arriving to Bethesda.
Each Educator is responsible for attendance, quizzes and issuing completion certificates.
8:00 AM 4 Hour Courses
Vapor Intrusion Mitigation for Radon Professionals
OM&M Plans for Single, Multifamily and Large Building Mitigations
Writing a proper OM&M plan in compliance with the new AARST/ANSI Mitigation protocols is an essential part of any proffessional’s business and legal priorities now. OM&M plans don’t just fulfill the obligations of the mitigator, they ensure a proper functioning Radon mitigation System for years to come when followed by a responsible party. Single family residence Mitigation now requires a a long term OM&M plan be procured. These can expand in complexity and become more comprehensive as the project size increases. We will cover the essentials required to list key components, while a structure of proper verification including timing and identifying responsible individuals as well as other critical or necessary functions of the plan. Using specific projects and example templates, the student will work from first communication, system start up, verification to final signatures. In addition, mitigation specific to multifamily buildings will be emphasized to help the radon professional perform a critically important and legally sensitive regimen that is integral to the ownership and property transfer of HUD-
financed multifamily residences with ASD systems and other methods. Students should walk away with clearer understanding of what is required of them to fulfill their obligations per the Standards, while raising the bar of due diligence when it comes to proper Ongoing Maintenance and Monitoring plans.
(Spruce) 4 HOURS
1:00 PM 4 Hour Courses
VI Diagnostics & Design Case Studies
Compliant Test Reports for Single, Multifamily and Large Buildings
Writing a proper report in compliance with the new AARST/ANSI testing protocols is an essential part of any proffessional’s business and legal priorities. Single family residence testing now requires a more robust reporting template for certain situations and can grow to a larger, more comprehensive report as the project size increases. We will cover the essiential information required to observe and record in order to properly make opinions and interpretations that ensure defensible recommendations within a final summary. Using specific projects the student will work from first communication, deployment, retrival to final signatures. In addition, testing protocols specific to multifamily buildings will be emphasized to help the radon professional perform a critically important and legally sensitive regimen that is integral to the ownership and property transfer of HUD-financed multifamily residences. Students should walk away with clearer understanding of what is required of them to fulfill their obligations per the Standards, while raising the bar of due diligence when it comes to proper reports.
(Spruce) 4 HOURS
Introduction to Uncertainty of Measurements and Minimum Detectable Concentrations
Policy Advocacy - CANCELED
This is a 4 hour long course
During this training, participants will learn through lecture presentations and interactive sessions about advocacy practices as well as key state-level risk reduction policies, with special emphasis on how good ideas become laws, working with legislators and legislative staff, and engaging with allies, opponents and other stakeholders. The intent of this course is to train advocacy leaders to create radon policy change on the state level and equip them with some of the requisite skills and insights.
The four components are:
- Key State Policies: Homebuyer notification and awareness policies; real estate sales testing requirement; state regulation through certification; school/child care facility testing; standards
- Radon Requirements for New Buildings: Current state requirements; advocating changes to ICC codes including Appendix F; engaging with code officials to support radon requirements in building codes; ANSI-AARST RRNC, CC-1000, CCAH.
- Organizing to Support State Policy Work: Developing the strategy to accomplish state policy change; enlisting other members, partners and allies; working with opponents
- The Legislative Process: How bills become laws; working with legislators and committees.
4 HOURS $0.00
8:00 AM 8 Hour Courses
Radon Mitigation Compliance Inspector Certification-prep Course
CANCELLED - Radon Challenges: Gnarly Tales from the Field Part II
(CERTI) 8 HOURS