Course Description:

This course is designed to give a basic understanding on X-Ray Safety Training for physicians or  physician assistants that do not perform fluoroscopic procedures.  You will gain a better understanding of x-ray radiation and learn strategies to reduce radiation dose to both you, your employees and your patients. Best practices are stressed and explained.

Course Topics:

  • Types of ionizing and non-ionizing Radiation
  • X-ray Equipment and Radiation Production
  • Occupational Exposure Limits
  • Protective Devices
  • Time, Distance and Shielding
  • Biologic Effects of Radiation