• Practical Radiation Safety for DEXA Operators [9:00 AM CST] (Live Webinar)

Course Objectives

Upon conclusion of this course, participants should be able to:

1. Discuss the mission of a radiation safety program.

2. Define radiation and radioactivity.

3. List the types of ionizing radiation and their units.

4. Describe occupational exposure limits.

5. Define ALARA.

6. Understand the use of dosimetry badges and radiation detection instruments.

7. Describe the workers responsibility in radiation safety.

8. Describe the duties of the Radiation Safety Officer (RSO)

9. Discuss the biological effects of radiation.

10. Describe ionizing radiation and the types.

11. Discuss Operator errors leading to increased patient exposure.

12. Describe DEXA Equipment and operation for radiation safety.

**This live, instructor-directed course meets the Texas Medical Board requirements for all registered Medical Radiologic Technologists.  Please refer to the TMB website for more information at this  LINK

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This program provides AHRA Category A continuing education credit for radiologic technologists recognized by the ARRT and various licensure states. You must attend the entire program to receive your certificate of completion.
Mark Struthers BBA, BSRT, CMRT

Mr. Struthers is an experienced presenter with local, national, and international experience in providing medical imaging continuing education. He is well known for his humor and ability to engage students in in the learning process. He is the author numerous continuing education home study programs. His lectures and home study CE programs are among those that are most popular with AHEC students.

Practical Radiation Safety for DEXA Operators [9:00 AM CST] (Live Webinar)

  • Course ID: Web-PRSDO-104
  • Event Location: Online Course
  • Credit: 4 Hours Category A
  • Date: 09/22/2022 09:00 am - 09/22/2022 01:00 pm
  • Instructor: Mark Struthers BBA, BSRT, CMRT
  • $59.95