Radiation Protection in Radiology – 8 CE

The goal of the Radiation Protection in Radiology E-learning course CE program is to teach you the methods to protect yourself and your patient.

Moreover, our Radiation Protection in Radiology E-learning course enables you to learn about the interaction of radiation with matter, and radiation units. Hurry and get your Radiation Protection ARRT CE Credits, thus your needed Radiation Protection CE Certificate.

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Furthermore, after studying following our Radiation Protection in Radiology E-learning course you will be able to: firstly provide ethical, secondly regulatory and scientific justification for the safe and judicious use of ionizing radiation in medicine, thirdly understand the basic interactions between ionizing radiation and biologic matter.

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As well as, fourthly identify clinical that can contribute to somatic and genetic radiation effects, fifthly express knowledge of legislative and regulatory mandates related to radiation protection, finally identify basic occupational and patient radiation protection best practices in radiography, angiography, and computed tomography.

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The Radiation Protection in Radiology E-learning course is an 8 CE credit category A course. Hurry and get your Radiation Protection ARRT CE Credits, thus your needed Radiation Protection CE Certificate.

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This course is approved by the American Society of Radiologic Technologists (ASRT). Thus, it is recognized by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT).

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The Radiation Protection in Radiology course meets the Continuing Education (CE) requirements of the following states: firstly California, secondly Texas, thirdly Florida. As well as, fourthly Kentucky, fifthly Massachusetts, finally New Mexico. Hurry and get your Radiation Protection ARRT CE Credits, thus your needed Radiation Protection CE Certificate.

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Moreover, it is accepted by the Nuclear Medicine Technology Certification Board (NMTCB).

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Our Radiation Protection in Radiology E-learning course includes complete and relevant content where the topics are presented in an animated and interactive manner.

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Our Radiation Protection in Radiology E-learning course is composed of 8 modules. Hurry and get your Radiation Protection ARRT CE Credits, thus your needed Radiation Protection CE Certificate.

The first module is an introduction to Radiation Protection. This module states the reason and the need for radiation protection and defines what is ionizing radiation and the various and the various units of radiation.

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Moreover, the Radiation Protection in Radiology E-learning course identifies the various types and sources of ionizing radiation and explains the ALARA concept: As Low as Reasonably Possible. Hurry and get your Radiation Protection ARRT CE Credits, thus your needed Radiation Protection CE Certificate.

Consequently, it explains what is radiation hormesis and its significance on human longevity. Furthermore, in this module we detail the specific dose limit recommendations.

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The second module treats the interaction of X-Radiation with the matter and defines the terms primary radiation, remnant radiation, and attenuation.

It describes the various interactions of x-ray and matter. Also, this module explains the relationship between kVp and patient/occupational dose.

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The third module in our Radiation Protection in Radiology E-learning course provides an overview of Cell Biology.

This module describes the various components of the human cell. Following this module you will have a better understanding of: firstly the protein synthesis, secondly DNA replication, thirdly difference between mitosis and meiosis, fourthly number of chromosomes in the human somatic and genetic cell, finally stages of cell division.

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The fourth module in our Radiation Protection in Radiology E-learning course is about Radiobiology.

It explains the potential danger to the cell from ionizing radiation, and states the difference between direct and indirect radiation effects. Moreover, it goes deep into the target theory, and describes the process of ionization of organic molecules.

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Besides, we will explain linear energy transfer and relative biological effectiveness.

In the fifth module, we focus more on Patient Protection Practices in Radiation Protection in Radiology E-learning course.

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It highlights the importance of effective communication between the technologist and the patient and explains the role of effective immobilization of the patient during radiographic procedures.

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Moreover, this module defines the role of optimum exposure factors in limiting patient dose, and emphasizes the role of collimation in reducing patient dose.

Furthermore, this module lays out the practices relating to Radiation Protection for Pregnant women, and in pediatric radiography.

The sixth module in our Radiation Protection E-Learning CE Credits course focuses more on Occupational Radiation Protection Practices.

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In other words, it introduces the best practices in radiation protection for staff, and describes the factors available to exposed staff individuals to reduce radiation exposure.

In addition, this module explains the difference between primary and secondary barriers, and identifies sources of radiation dose to the Radiology Staff. Consequently, we explain the inverse square law. Moreover, we define the terms controlled and uncontrolled areas in radiologic facilities.

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The seventh module is Radiation Monitoring and Detection and Regulatory Agencies in our Radiation Protection E-Learning CE Credits course.

It explains the role of radiation monitoring and the difference between radiation monitoring and radiation protection. Also, allows you to distinguish between the different kinds of personnel monitors.

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You will learn the advantages and disadvantages of the various Radiation Protection monitors, as well as the usefulness of radiation survey instruments.

As concerns the regulations, in this module we will identify specific federal and state regulations governing radiation protection, and the different agencies involved in specifying dose limits and protection practices.

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Finally, the last module in our n our Radiation Protection E-Learning CE Credits course is about Radiation Protection Practices in CT Scanner.

This module identifies the different kinds of ionizing radiation present at different facilities, describes radiation protection practices specific to the facility under consideration, and treats the subject of radiation dose in computed tomography (CT).

It defines the factors influencing radiation dose in CT, and states the Dose reduction methods during CT procedures. Also, it provides Dose comparisons between CT and diagnostic radiography/fluoroscopy.

Hurry and get your Radiation Protection ARRT CE Credits, thus your needed Radiation Protection CE Certificate.

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Radiation Protection in Radiology – 8 CE Credits

$20.00

  Approved by the CAMRT (Canadian Association of Medical Radiation Technologists) for 8 Category A CE Credits
  Subscription duration: 6 months from purchase date
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

Our Radiation Protection in Radiology course is designed to educate both healthcare staff and patients about the nature of radiation. It trains staff on issues related to patient protection against radiation and introduces international standards related to radiation. The course presents standard and international radiation safety applications in radiology, radioscopy, and CT scanning.
Audience and Objectives

Objectives

  • Providing basic information related to radiation physics
  • Training staff on issues related to patient protection against radiation
  • Introducing international standards related to radiation
  • Using standard and international radiation safety applications in radiology, radioscopy, and CT
  • Using standard and international radiation safety applications related to pediatric radiology and pregnant women
Target Audience

  • Health professionals (medical and paramedical personnel)
  • Radiologists and interventionists (e.g., cardiologists, surgeons)
  • Referring physicians (e.g., general practitioners)
  • Radiologic Technologists
  • Nurses

Topics Covered

Basic Radiation Physics

Radiation Units

Radiobiology

Radiation Protection Principles

Radiology and Radiation Protection

Radiation Protection in Pregnancy

Complementary Examinations

Radiation Protection in Pediatric

Radiation Protection in CT

CQR Credits Distribution

DisciplineMajor content category & subcategoriesCE Credits provided
BD-2016Patient Care
Patient Bone Health, Care, and Radiation Principles0.25
CT-2016Safety
Radiation Safety and Dosimetry2.00
CT-2017Safety
Radiation Safety and Dose2.00
NMT-2017Safety
Radiation Physics, Radiobiology, and Regulations4.00
RA-2017Safety
Radiation Protection and Equipment Operation4.75
RA-2018Safety
Patient Safety, Radiation Protection, and Equipment Operation4.75
RAD-2017Safety
Radiation Physics and Radiobiology2.00
Radiation Protection4.00
THR-2017Safety
Radiation Physics, Equipment, and Quality Assurance0.50
Radiation Protection3.25
CI-2016Image Production
Equipment and Instrumentation0.75
CI-2017Image Production
Image Acquisition and Equipment0.75
MAM-2016Image Production
Equipment Operation and Quality Assurance1.00
MAM-2020Image Production
Image Acquisition and Quality Assurance1.00
MRI-2016Image Production
Data Acquisition and Processing0.25
MRI-2020Image Production
Data Acquisition, Processing, and Storage0.25
NMT-2017Image Production
Instrumentation0.25
RAD-2017Image Production
Image Acquisition and Technical Evaluation0.50
Equipment Operation and Quality Assurance0.50
VI-2016Image Production
Equipment and Instrumentation0.75
VI-2017Image Production
Image Acquisition and Equipment0.75
THR-2017Procedures
Prescription and Dose Calculation0.50


Radiation Protection in Radiology

Radiation Protection in Radiology