Overview

By the end of this program, the participant should be able to:

  • Recall the units used to measure exposure to ionizing radiation.
  • Discuss the implications of the inverse square law.
  • Recognize safety techniques that can be employed during portable fluoroscopy procedures.
  • Restate techniques that improve image quality while limiting radiation dose.

COURSE LENGTH:  1 Hour
ACCREDITATION TYPE:  ASRT - Technologists
CREDIT HOURS:  1

Target Audience

This program specifically targets radiologic technologists, surgical staff, and healthcare workers that routinely encounter ionizing radiations. Other medical personnel also may benefit from this content.