Course Description:

This course is designed to meet the Joint Commission and other accrediation requirements for Fluoroscopic Radiation Safety Training for physicians, physician assistants, and other ancillary personnel.  You will learn strategies to reduce radiation dose to both you and your patients, including the Image Wisely and Image Gently campaign recommendations that apply to fluoroscopy.  Best practices are stressed and explained.

Course Topics:

  • Overview of Program
  • General Operational Principles of Fluoroscopy
  • What is a “Dose” of radiation and How is it Related to Fluoroscopy?
  • Managing Machine Operation
  • Monitoring Radiation Delivery to Patients