Bridging the theory to practice gap with credible clinical training
Members Login / New Users : Login to e-learning

PLEASE NOTE: If you registered as a single user BEFORE 24/10/14, please login here.

IRMER and Radiation Protection for Cardiologists and Vascular Surgeons

Price: £99.00
(£83.00+VAT). The course is active for 30 days from the payment date.

This course is worth 8 CPD hours

 

M&K Update have provided a classroom based courses on Radiation Protection for the past 10 years. We have developed an eLearning resource specifically for Cardiologists and Vascular Surgeons. 

The course consists of three modules covering -

• Ionising Radiation (Medical Exposure) Regulations IR(ME)R 2000

• What is radiation

• 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

• The use of interventional fluoroscopy

• Radiation exposure: Safety and precautions

• Potential hazards of radiation exposure

• Radiation protection philosophy - Principles

• Justification of fluoroscopy

• Dose reference levels (DRLs)

• Optimisation of patient dose in fluoroscopy

• Methods of reducing dose during fluoroscopy

• Golden rules of fluoroscopy / factors that influence staff dose

• Practical things you can do to reduce your dose

• Collimation

• Know your x-ray equipment

• Radiation protection in fluoroscopy

• Shielding

• Personal protective equipment

• Monitoring

• Practical advice to minimise occupational radiation dose

• Key points for safe practice

Other requirements or having an issue booking? Just send us an email here by clicking here. Or telephoning us at 017687 73030.

Site Search

enquiries@mkupdate.co.uk

Professionals training professionals

M&K Update Ltd, The Old Bakery, St Johns Steet, Keswick, Cumbria, CAI2 5AS.

Tel: 017687 73030
Fax: 017687 81099
Email: enquiries@mkupdate.co.uk

twitter facebook
Payments powered by WorldPay