Radiation Protection in the Operating Room – 1.5 CE

The radiation exposure within the operating room is becoming a significant concern. That’s is what our Radiation Protection ARRT CE E-learning course is all about

Our Radiation Protection ARRT CE E-learning course covers the dangers and risks are tremendous for patients and for staff.

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Yet, the OR staff can cut those risks by applying the standards of radiation safety in the operating room. Hurry and get your Radiation Protection ARRT CE Credits, thus your needed Radiation Protection CE Certificate.

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For this purpose we have developed a CE approved e-learning course that treats this topic.

In the Radiation Protection ARRT CE E-learning course we will cover the following topics.

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First fo all, radiation measurements concepts and radiation dose thresholds, next the dangers and risks of exposure to ionizing radiation in the operating room, in addition the core concepts of radiation protection techniques in the operation room (OR).

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This Radiation Protection in the Operation Room ARRT CE Course talks about the personal radiation measurements devices that the OR Staff can deploy.

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not to mention list the recommended apparel and barriers that the OR staff can use in the operating room. Hurry and get your Radiation Protection ARRT CE Credits, thus your needed Radiation Protection CE Certificate.

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The Radiation Protection ARRT CE E-learning course is 1.5 CE credit category A course.

It is approved by the American Society of Radiologic Technologists (ASRT). Thus, it’s recognized by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT).

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Our course meets the Continuing Education (CE) requirements of the following states: First of all California, in addition Texas, similarly Florida, and Kentucky, Massachusetts, and New Mexico. Moreover, it is accepted by the Nuclear Medicine Technology Certification Board (NMTCB).

The 64 slides of the Radiation Protection ARRT CE E-learning course are full of relevant content.

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We present the topics in an animated and interactive manner to ensure a smooth learning experience. In the first chapter, we start out with a brief introduction about the role of medical imaging in the OR. In chapter 2, we focus on the radiation measurements.

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We explain the difference between the “Absorbed Dose” and the “Dose Equivalent” indicators.

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Next comes chapter 3 in the Radiation Protection in the Operation Room course, where we tackle the issue of scatter radiation.

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And in chapter 4, we cover the metrics related to fluoroscopic procedures. Hurry and get your Radiation Protection ARRT CE Credits, thus your needed Radiation Protection CE Certificate.

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In chapter 5 of the Radiation Protection in the Operation Room ARRT CE Course, we focus more in details on the international standards and recommendations related to dose thresholds. We rely on standards as defined by the NRCP, IRCP, and other organizations.

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Finally, the last Chapter in our Radiation Protection ARRT CE E-learning course deals with the subject of stochastic and deterministic effects.

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Last but not least, the last three chapters provide relevant and practical information relating to: First of all, our Radiation Protection in the Operation Room course covers the core concepts of radiation protection in the operating room, second the radiation measurement devices that the OR Staff can deploy.

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As well as the apparel and barriers that the OR staff can use in the operating room to cut the radiation exposure.

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Radiation Protection in the Operating Room – 1.5 CE Credits

$3.75

  Approved by the ASRT (American Society of Radiologic Technologists) for 1.5 CE Credits
  Subscription duration: 6 months from purchase date
Voiceover Available
Meets the CE requirements of the following states: California, Texas, Florida, Kentucky, Massachusetts, and New Mexico
Meets ARRT® CE reporting requirements
Accepted by the NMTCB
Hassle-free 30-day full refund policy*

Description

This module covers the radiation protection techniques that are currently used in the operating room when ionizing radiation is needed. It highlights the radiation measurements, the occupational exposure guidelines, as well as the dangers and risks related to radiation exposure. It explains the core concepts of radiation protection and describes the personal radiation measurement devices and protective apparel that should be available and properly used by the concerned operating room staff.
Audience and Objectives

Objectives

  • Recognize the different radiologic equipment used in the OR
  • Define and explain the radiation measurements
  • Determine the recommended radiation dose thresholds
  • Distinguish the biological effects and risks associated with radiation exposure
  • Employ the correct radiation protection techniques in the OR
  • List the various personal radiation measurement devices
  • Identify and properly use the radiation protection apparel and barriers in the OR
Target Audience

  • Radiologic Technologists in the OR
  • Surgeons
  • Assistant Surgeons
  • Anesthesiologists in the OR
  • Nurses in the OR

Topics Covered

  • Introduction
The Implication of Medical Imaging in the OR

Radiation Measurements

Recommended Radiation Dose Thresholds

Dangers and Risks of Exposure to Ionizing Radiation in the OR

Core Concepts of Radiation Protection Techniques in the OR

Personal Radiation Measurement Devices for OR Staff

Radiation Protection Apparel and Barriers Used in the OR

  • Conclusion

CQR Credits Distribution

DisciplineMajor content category & subcategoriesCE Credits provided
NMT-2017Safety
Radiation Physics, Radiobiology, and Regulations1.00
RA-2017Safety
Radiation Protection and Equipment Operation1.00
RA-2018Safety
Patient Safety, Radiation Protection, and Equipment Operation1.00
RAD-2017Safety
Radiation Protection1.50
THR-2017Safety
Radiation Protection1.00