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Innovations Making the CRPA(R) Exam More Accessible and Efficient

As of November 2023, resources provided for use during the CRPA(R) exam have gone digital! Since 2006, Nuclear Safety and Control Act and Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission regulations have been provided for those taking the exam in the form of 500-page binders. Jeff Dovyak, CRPA president, and Jeff Fleming, chair of the CRPA(R) Committee, offer up information about the exam process and provide insight into the committee’s reasons for going digital.

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CRPA(R) Prep, May 2023

Valerie takes us on a creative journey with a bright-eyed, bushy tailed RSO who is starting out in a new position. While the surrounds can seem mystifying and unfamiliar, she reassures us that the journey is less daunting when you can reach out to others for guidance—if for nothing else than to see who else is out there and to share lessons learned, best practices, and solutions that can be modified and adapted. That, she says, is the most important value of CRPA membership.

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Interview with Jeff Fleming, CRPA’s President-Elect

Regular readers of the CRPA Bulletin have come to expect Dave Niven, chief editor, to interview incoming CRPA presidents. In this issue, Dave continues his interview series by talking with Jeff Fleming, CRPA’s president-elect. Jeff tells us about his job as an inspector in the Operations Inspections Division at the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission, about joining CRPA when he was looking for a network of professionals to help him grow and learn, and about the CRPA board of directors’ plans to launch a naturally occurring radioactive material (NORM) taskforce.

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What to expect at ICRP 2021+1 in Vancouver

The 6th International Symposium on the System of Radiological Protection (ICRP 2021) was scheduled to take place in November 2021, but it was postponed due to the pandemic. ICRP 2021+1 has been rescheduled for...

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Editorial, October 2022

Dave Niven, the Bulletin’s editor in chief, is welcoming back pretty much everything! Back to work in the office, back to travel plans . . . but most of all, he’s beyond excited for the return of in-person conferences. He talks about the opportunities that came out of a recent International Radiation Protection Association (IRPA) conference and looks forward to ICRP 2021+1 in Vancouver in November.

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Looking Forward to ICRP 2021+1

The 6th International Symposium on the System of Radiological Protection (ICRP 2021) was scheduled to take place in November 2021, but it was postponed due to the pandemic. The meeting (ICRP 2021+1) will now take place November 7 to 10, 2022, in Vancouver, BC. We interviewed ICRP 2021+1 program committee member Brian Ahier to find out what’s in store.