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IRMER Radiation Protection Training

Duration: ½ Day - Start Time: 12:30 End Time: 16:30 - CPD Hours: 6 - Price: £0.00

A list of available dates can be found at the foot of this page.

Course Overview

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This half-day theoretical course is for health care professionals requiring education and training on the Ionising Radiation (Medical Exposure) Regulations 2000 (IRMER) for their practice and is suitable for those practitioners who are designated as 'referrer' by their employers.


Course Content

IRMER regulations

Biological effects of radiation, risks and benefits

Patient management, dose and its' measurement

Responsibilities of key personnel in the context of the regulations

Duties and responsibilities of the employer, operator Practitioner and medical physics expert in the context of the regulations

Justification, authorisation and optimisation of X-ray exposures

Requirements of quality assurance systems

Medico-legal considerations, accurate record keeping and clinical audit

Course Aims and Outcomes

  • The IRMER regulations state no practitioner or operator shall carry out a medical exposure or any practical aspect without having been adequately trained.
  • The regulations define adequate training as that training which satisfies the syllabus set out in Schedule 2 of IRMER. A certificate of theoretical training is provided.

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    This course is now only provided In-House for groups of people. Please contact us for a quote and further details on: or phone: 017687 73030.

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