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Fluoroscopic Radiation Safety (Live Webinar)

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Fluoroscopic Radiation Safety (Live Webinar)

Time: March 30, 2020 from 9am to 11am
Location: Advanced Health Education Center
Street: 8502 Tybor Dr.
City/Town: Houston
Website or Map: http://store.aheconline.com
Phone: 1(800) 239-1361
Event Type: live, webinar
Organized By: AHEC
Latest Activity: Feb 6

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Event Description

Course Topics:

  • The Joint Commission HRS Standard HR.01.05.03
  • Who are ancillary personnel that must be trained?
  • Image Gently and Image Wisely campaigns
  • Necessity of Training
  • General Operational Principles of Fluoroscopy
  • Perceptions and Misconceptions By Non-Radiologic Personnel About Shielding
  • What is Dose?: Defining Effective Dose, Absorbed Dose, Air Kerma
  • Dose Thresholds and Deterministic Risks to Skin
  • Sentinel Events
  • Protection and Monitoring
  • Effects of Moving the Table and Image Receptor
  • Changing Pulse, Frame Refresher and Other Image Factors
  • Strategies for High CAK procedures
  • Procedure Alert Levels/Notification Levels

Course Objective:

At the conclusion of this course, the participants should be able to:

  1. Give examples of who at your facility would be considered ancillary personnel
  2. Understand how to discuss dose with your patient
  3. Define Cumulative Air Kerma?
  4. Describe what constitutes a Sentinel Event
  5. Discuss the effect of having the table too close to the X-ray source.
  6. Give an example of when to define Procedure Alert Levels

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