At the completion of this course, the learner will be able to:

  • Define radiation quantities and delineate how to use them.

  • State potential biologic effects of fluoroscopic radiation.

  • Use components available on most or all fluoroscopes to apply radiation effectively and efficiently.

  • Delineate patient realted factors that influence how radiation should be managed.

  • Manage treatment of pediatric and adult patients.

  • Manage paitents and radiation output to minimize the potential for radiation-related health effects in everyone.